Charlie Smocked Add-on - Video Lesson
Smocked Charlie is an Add-On pattern including a new bodice that allows for a pleated insertion. This video walks you through each step of the modification of the Charlie pattern. The Add-on pattern is free with the purchase of the Video Lesson and includes bonus pattern pieces for an optional sash or belt. Adding a smocked insertion is a classic touch to this romper for boys or girls that you will want to make again and again.
This video lesson includes:
- On-Demand Video sewing the smocked version of Charlie from start to finish
- Digital Download Pattern of the Smocked Charlie Add-on (Charlie sold separately)
PDF document with helpful information and the timestamp for each section
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Pattern: Smocked Charlie Add-On
Run Time: 2 hours 28 minutes
Teacher: Susan Whitman
Difficulty Rating: Expert - 4 Thimbles
Children’s Corner Charlie (sold separately)
Fabric – romper, lining, and piping
Basic sewing supplies
Buttons (3/8”) – 3 for sizes 3mo-18mo
Buttons (3/8”) – 4 for sizes 24mo-3
Pre-made cording – 2 yards
Pre-pleated insert using fabric strip 3 1/4” long x 60” wide
Grippers / Snaps
Elastic (3/4”) – 1/2 yard (optional)
Featherweight fusible interfacing (optional)
Glue Baste-it (optional)
In this lesson you'll learn...
How to use pattern Add-on to construct a new bodice
Tips for blocking the pleated insert to fit in the garment
How to use Wonder Tape to expertly attach piping to smocked insertion
Accurate placement of smocked insertion
Constructing a beautifully lined romper
How to make buttonholes on your machine
Finishing techniques with grippers/snaps
Video Lesson Details
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