Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

autumn acorn shorts

Added Jun 21, 2011

by junespoon

Belfast, United ...

2461d3ff22a640375f9b713e9af06831ec452057_thumb

Views

2893

Autumn_acorn_large

Description

No zip sailor style shorts for summer/autumn.

This is the second pair of shorts that i’ve made using the Sailor Shorts pattern. The fabric is the same cream curtain lining at £1.50 per metre with stamp embellishment made with a simple hand-carved lino stamp and brown fabric paint.

I knew i wanted to try another shaped pocket that matched the fabric – and when i had made the oak leaf print fabric – an acorn was an obvious choice!

Material Notes

cream curtain lining with fabric paint stamp embellishment.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts

17 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • 2689473177_1f3dbb9e39asmall_large

    Apr 10, 2013, 09.09 AMby surfjewels

    Love these shorts, so cute. Just printed the pattern, so going to attempt them myself

    http://surfjewels.tumblr.com/

  • Missing

    Jan 29, 2012, 01.14 AMby Amie Estes

    Oh my goodness!! How adorable :D

  • Beach_baby_ii_large

    Jun 24, 2011, 02.12 PMby seasidelaundry

    You might appreciate what my 12 year old granddaughter, Raven, called me…a clothes stalker! I was peeking into her closet to see her A&F shorts (yours are every bit as “cool”) & I got tagged. Only stalker anyone should be!

  • 123_large

    Jun 22, 2011, 04.40 PMby tirrs

    so cool!

  • Orp_1769_large

    Jun 22, 2011, 10.43 AMby loyl8

    i swear you need to stop being so cute with your pockets….great creativity

  • P8241400_large

    Jun 22, 2011, 07.54 AMby melongrowergirl

    So cute, I love such natural details!

  • Meg_large

    Jun 22, 2011, 04.42 AMby madebymeg

    you’re too cute!

  • Jan2014avatar_large

    Jun 22, 2011, 04.10 AMby lanternwaste33

    Oh my gosh, I love these. Cute!

  • Raw_0468_large

    Jun 22, 2011, 02.44 AMby aluckmann

    Super cute. You did a great job choosing the details – I love the acorn pocket, leaf print, buttons and contrast binding.

    1 Reply
    • 2461d3ff22a640375f9b713e9af06831ec452057_large

      Jun 22, 2011, 08.33 AMby junespoon

      Thanks! I love the buttons too – they are vintage wood-effect resin from my German Grandma’s amazing stash.

  • Missing

    Jun 22, 2011, 01.57 AMby o0helen0o

    Is there a pattern for these? They are so fantastic!!

    1 Reply
    • 2461d3ff22a640375f9b713e9af06831ec452057_large

      Jun 22, 2011, 08.35 AMby junespoon

      Yes – up on the right there’s a link to the “Sailor Shorts with lips pocket” pattern. You don’t have to make the lips pocket – use the instructions to make the pocket any shape, eg an acorn! lol

  • 5c12b52ace24d7a3f10ec8b35d6cd4d44ba1e7f3_large

    Jun 21, 2011, 11.28 PMby gillthecat

    these are nuts,, couldn’t resist the pun,, very cool idea

  • P1020530_large

    Jun 21, 2011, 10.50 PMby knapsu

    i do really like your pocket ideas! i wonder what’s next : )

  • Pc310016_large

    Jun 21, 2011, 10.27 PMby peaches2218

    I like these even better than the lips. They’re adorable!

    1 Reply
    • 2461d3ff22a640375f9b713e9af06831ec452057_large

      Jun 22, 2011, 08.36 AMby junespoon

      Thanks! I think maybe i do too!

  • Beach_baby_ii_large

    Jun 21, 2011, 08.28 PMby seasidelaundry

    I am visiting family in southern U.S. The girls really, really love these shorts, as do I! Can not get enough of the sailor cut-my guy was one. Cute, cute, cute!

    1 Reply
    • 2461d3ff22a640375f9b713e9af06831ec452057_large

      Jun 22, 2011, 08.38 AMby junespoon

      O i’m so glad – kids like obvious “themes” in clothing i think, as do i! …and lucky you, i love the sailor style imagery!

  • Burd_large

    Jun 21, 2011, 07.17 PMby NeederMoo

    Super cute!

  • Big_tri_large

    Jun 21, 2011, 06.50 PMby cantare

    Too cute! I’ll downsize this for my little niece :)

  • Befunky_img_20130826_083902_large

    Jun 21, 2011, 05.59 PMby BlancheOfArts

    Haha, they´re great!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 33 people added it

This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/autumn-acorn-shorts