October 31, 2017

Tutorial Tuesday :: 15-Minute Turtleneck Cape from Sew Petite Gal


With the weather cooling down, I was very excited to find this warm and cozy 15-Minute Turtleneck Cape DIY Tutorial from Sew Petite Gal. This high fashion garment is perfect for beginner and busy sewists, as it consists of only 2 seams and does not require hemming. Click here for the entire tutorial and happy sewing!


Sew Petite Gal provides all of the required measurements to make her cape, along with several alternative measurements for customization based on your personal preferences. Below her tutorial you will find instructions on how to make a larger cowl neck, a longer cape, and a shorter capelet.


This cape can be made in most medium and heavy weight knit fabrics including French Terry, Brushed Poly Spandex, Ponte de Roma, and more. A few of my picks from the store:
We hope you enjoy this tutorial! We love to see what you sew up so please send 1-2 images* of any project you make with Girl Charlee Fabrics to gcblog@girlcharlee.com and you might see your creation featured in our next Knit Picks!
*Please note that all images submitted are subject for Girl Charlee promotional use.

Happy Sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team

Girl Charlee Fabrics :: DIY Halloween Costume Sewing Contest Winner



Happy Halloween! We are excited to announce that the winner of our DIY Costume Contest is...KEELIE!! Congratulations Keelie and thank you to everyone who took the time to share their handmade Halloween creations with us. Our next contest will take place very shortly, so be sure to keep an eye on the blog for announcements and updates.


With so many incredible contest entries, The Girl Charlee Team wanted to show off a few more adorable submissions below. Thank you to each and every one of our participants for sharing their projects with us!


Thank you and happy Halloween!
~ The Girl Charlee Team

October 27, 2017

Girl Charlee Fabrics :: NEW Sewing Patterns from The Wolf & The Tree



Four NEW knit-friendly sewing patterns from The Wolf and The Tree have just been added to the shop! These seasonless patterns for you and your little ones feature fun accents and customization opportunities including knee patches, color blocked sleeves, and more! Find these new additions below, each paired with coordinating Girl Charlee Fabrics, and shop our complete collection of The Wolf and The Tree patterns today! Happy Sewing!


The Wolf & The Tree
The Wolf and the Tree stands for simple elegance for the sophisticated seamstress. Here you can find straight forward designs with a unique twist for a rewarding sewing experience and beautiful results. We aim to provide you with practical, intriguing and stunning designs - inspired by natural beauty and sophisticated comfort.


 
The Wolf & The Tree Two Tone Tunic Sewing Pattern ::
This pattern has a lined bodice to which the accent and/or long skirts are attached. The hi-low hem curves the hem upwards in the front and downwards in the back. The 4 sleeve lengths make this pattern a year-round favorite that can be made with lace overlay for an airy summer look or from sweater knit for an undeniable comfy-cozy style in winter!

Try one of these fabrics:
Trendy, cute, versatile. This pattern has so many options and possibilities that you can fill your girl's wardrobe and have completely different looks from garment to garment! The look of these overalls can be changed up over and over again, making this a pattern that goes with your child through the seasons.

Try one of these fabrics:
This pattern has a lined bodice to which the accent and/or long skirts are attached. The hi-low hem curves the hem upwards in the front and downwards in the back. The 4 sleeve lengths make this pattern a year-round favorite that can be made with lace overlay for an airy summer look or from sweater knit for an undeniable comfy-cozy style in winter!

Try one of these fabrics:
The Rippled Pearl is a classic, beautiful dress and top pattern that your daughter will love. It features a high neck line, that cascades with drapey fabrics, giving a soft ripple effect. Three sleeve lengths and an optional sleeve accent let this pattern take you from spring through winter, while being perfect for all occasions. The dress is fitted while being comfortable with a modern, yet modest, neckline.

Try one of these fabrics:
View and purchase these sewing patterns and more on girlcharlee.com! If you sew up any of these patterns with our fabrics please send us images as we would love to see it and you could be featured on our monthly Knit Picks*. Email your pictures to gcblog@girlcharlee.com.
*Please note that all images submitted are subject for Girl Charlee promotional use.

Happy sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team