Spring is officially here and now is the perfect time to sew some transitional pieces for the warmer months ahead! In our Spring Forward Sewing Pattern Capsule we have curated all of the essentials you'll need including new dresses, tanks, tops, and many more season perfect patterns. Review our selections and some perfectly coordinating fabrics from the shop, or click here to shop this and all of the Girl Charlee Fabrics Capsule Collections. Enjoy!
A wardrobe essential, the Wanderlust Tee is perfect no matter where you are headed. This breezy, boxy tee exudes effortless style. The a-line shape means a closer fit in the shoulders, keeping a put-together look without being clingy. A wide neck and slightly cropped length finishes off this design for a modern look. Whether you have a day of errands or a dinner date on your calendar, you’ll be looking smart and feeling cozy in your new favorite tee!
Add a little drama to your wardrobe with the Drama Dress! With beautiful drape and tons of options, this design is perfect for any special event or wear it for every day! Four sleeve lengths options, pocket option, slim and full skirt versions, and four necklines to choose from! It’s easy to customize this top to your style and taste! Make something fabulous for YOU!
The pattern includes two variations: a feminine cocktail dress and a casual top. Both variations have bell-shaped raglan sleeves and a pretty, curved cut at the chest. The dress is unlined, it has a zipper closure in the back and six waist pleats on the front. The dress is knee-length and semi-fitted. The top has a bell-shaped hem which is slightly longer in the back. You can insert piping to either the dress or the top to emphasize the curved cut at the chest.
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The Bowerbird Shift is a simple cowl neck dress that is perfectly suited for the beginner seamstress. Featuring raglan sleeves, pockets and a tie at the waist, this loose fitting dress can be worn loose or pulled in tighter depending on how your feeling that day.
The Magnolia Shorts are the perfect mix of casual and chic. The shorts are made to look like a skirt, so you’ll have the style of dressing up a bit with the ease of wearing shorts. Dress these shorts up for a date night by sewing them out of a flowy rayon or voile or dress them down for a date with the tennis court by sewing them in a soft sports wear fabric. The Magnolia Shorts feature a 5” inseam (with instructions on lengthening the hem or the rise, if you desire) and a comfortable elastic waistband.
You can’t help but feel pretty and elegant in Davina Dress. The slightly curved v-neck portrays grace and poise. The waistband is designed to sit high for a short-waist/long-leg look. The optional pockets adds interest yet are very functional. You also have 5 sleeve options. It is a pattern that takes you through the hot summer until the chilly fall. Above all, because it uses knit fabric, Davina Dress is very comfortable too!
You're going to make loads of these! This small bolero style shrug is a quick project and a really versatile style - in a knit with a lurex sparkly thread it's a great cover-up for an evening out, with a silk satin body it would be a lovely addition to a wedding outfit or in a casual single jersey stripe or sweatshirt fabric you can layer it with t-shirts and jeans. It has double layer neckband and cuffs which can be made in contrast fabric.
This is not your ordinary sports bra. It is the comfortable, front zip, no bounce bra you have been waiting for. Step by step directions walk you through making an amazing bra that you can be proud of. There are three different back options including a racerback, criss-cross straps, and also adjustable straps. You will never have to buy a $80 sports bra again. This is the smaller band size version of the Endurance Sports Bra.
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The Santa Fe Top is a loose, flowy tank or dolman sleeve top perfect for dressing up or down. Choose from narrow tank top straps, a sleeveless top, or a dolman style short sleeve with a cuff. The Santa Fe is perfect for layering under a sweater for a dressy spring outfit, using as a shell top under a suit, or pairing with cut offs for a summer concert! With six views in one pattern, you’ll never run out of ways to style the Santa Fe!
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~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team