Do not fear the zipper! Included are some easy instructions to attach the zipper easily. Make sure the zipper edge matches up with the raw edge of the front, and the zipper teeth are facing down. Next match the bottom edge of the zipper to the bottom edge of the ruffle. Sew as close to the zipper teeth as you can, sewing all the way up to the top of the neck. Sew up the same way on the other side and you are done!
The best choices for this light weight jacket would be a Cotton Jersey or Cotton Lycra knit fabric. Try a fun floral to match the Shwin & Shwin look, or mix it up a little bit! A few of my picks from the store:
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~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team