This project was posted at Brother’s blog, Stitching Sewcial. A step-by-step photo illustrated tutorial can be seen there.
It’s a cute, cool and comfortable outfit for summer. Children’s Corner Charlotte is one of my favorite patterns–quick and easy, fully lined and a blank canvas for unlimited embroidery or applique’ designs. I’ve made several and each is well received by my granddaughter.
This is a size 4, which was required to fit the large embroidery design. Even so, the tunic had to be lengthened 1.5″ so the blue butterfly would fit under the arm. Of course, a smaller size could be made by leaving off the butterfly.
White cotton twill was used for the top. The lining, shoulder ruffles and capri ruffles were cut from a pretty floral lawn that just happened to be in my stash. It was a near perfect match for the embroidery.
Red Kona cotton is used for the capri, the pattern for which was included in the the Charlotte.
A fun detail was added to the buttons by attaching each with a thread color in the embroidery.
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Happy summer sewing!