Friday, April 22, 2016

Girl Charlee Knit Love

Simplicity 8052 with Henna print by Girl Charlee
The side benefit from teaching teens to sew, is ordering "in style" fabrics.  My teens go crazy over just about anything I order from Girl Charlee.  So when this henna print came in for a project, I just had to use a little.  It is so soft and feels like a great pair of PJ's.  

Simplicity 8052, view D 
Since this is a pattern made for wovens, I went down a size and used a size small.  
I did alter for my shoulder slope.

Henna print from Girl Charlee

Construction Notes:
Since I used a knit, I went down a size and also added clear elastic to the shoulder seam and high waist seam.  The elastic helps the knit keep its shape during the day.  I did my normal "wonky" shoulder slope adjustment and I am delighted with my comfy tunic top.


  1. This is so pretty. What a great idea to use patterns made for wovens but to downsize for a knit!

  2. Cute top! I have that pattern on my cutting table to make. Now I know I'm gonna make it! Thanks for sharing!!

  3. this tunic top is very nice.

  4. Beautiful top! You look radiant.