Crabby Nantucket Rubys

Added Jul 17, 2010

by Lisette O

West Orange, New...

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Description

I did the Rubys as a Sew Along on my blog (http://vintageorbust.blogspot.com/2010/07/epic-ruby-post.html). 3 out of 5 of us finished them!
I love love love mine and wear them all the time. The only thing wrong with them is they ended up being too big so next time I will make a size smaller. Rather than doing real buttonholes I did giant snaps with decorative buttons. Easy on, easy off! I also flat-lined mine because the fabric was so thin and see-through.
They are supposed to be worn cuffed but I left them un-cuffed so I can wear them to work.

Material Notes

quilters cotton, buttons, snaps

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts
Style
Beach, Casual, Preppy
Material
Cotton

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    Jul 31, 2010, 04.20 PMby peaches2218

    too cute!

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    Jul 31, 2010, 12.57 AMby rifka

    Great shorts! This pattern keeps on coming up lately. I think I’ll have to give it a shot too.

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    Jul 30, 2010, 08.48 AMby bopippdo

    So cute!!

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    Jul 22, 2010, 08.06 AMby glamourie

    awesome! please tell me where you found that gorgeous fabric?!?

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      Jul 22, 2010, 01.45 PMby Lisette O

      Surprisingly, I got it at JoAnn’s in their novelty prints collection at the end of spring. They also did it in fleece, I think.

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      Jul 28, 2010, 11.19 AMby glamourie

      aww! doesnt look like they ship to me! maybe ill find something equally awesome instead : )

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    Jul 20, 2010, 12.54 AMby Elisabeth Snider

    I love these! The print combined with the patter makes for a great combo!

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    Jul 19, 2010, 05.33 PMby lonestarcasie

    These are the shizzle! Love it.

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    Jul 18, 2010, 11.24 PMby domestic-divaonline

    Really cute! I like the snap idea.

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    Jul 18, 2010, 03.27 PMby cantare

    Very cute and the buttons add that extra interesting piece!

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    Jul 18, 2010, 02.49 AMby aurorat

    Love these, and I’m going to check out your blog right now…

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    Jul 17, 2010, 07.18 PMby smalldose

    Oh, how cute! Fitted-ish gaucho-ish? My dream shorts!

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    Jul 17, 2010, 05.56 PMby maria3

    Very cute they look comfy I am thinking of making one.

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      Jul 18, 2010, 03.26 AMby Lisette O

      You should, they are worth it!

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    Jul 17, 2010, 05.18 PMby leahfranqui

    These are so adorable, and I love your blog!

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/crabby-nantucket-rubys