Flowers and a Pearl - Shorts

Added Aug 24, 2013

by chased-away

:) , Israel

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Description

I made these shorts from an old bed sheet. The fabric is surprisingly thick and not sheer at all :)
The shorts feature front pockets (turned out too small..), a thin waistband, green topstitching, an invisible side zip, hook&eye closure and a cute pearl bead on top.
I really like the way these shorts look, but when I put them on the fit at the front isn’t so good so I might work on them some more…

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts
Style
Casual, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton

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  • Selfieugh_large

    Aug 25, 2013, 02.26 AMby kristensaurus

    Very nice. I love seeing bedding turned into clothes! I feel your pain on the fitting, though- I have such issues getting the front right, too.

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      Aug 25, 2013, 08.07 AMby chased-away

      Thanks :) I loved using these sheets- they were just lying around the house, taking up room and not being in use, and now they are SHORTS! :D

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    Aug 25, 2013, 12.14 AMby asperge11

    I really like them :) love that they’re made from a bedsheet!

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      Aug 25, 2013, 08.07 AMby chased-away

      Thank you! I changed this bedsheet’s destiny in life. How cool is that ;)

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      Aug 25, 2013, 01.30 PMby asperge11

      Yeah, you gave it a chance to go out and see the world (providing you were them, which you definitely should), it will be forever grateful! ;)

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    Aug 24, 2013, 07.19 PMby Meg Hardin

    Very cute, and they seem to fit you nicely!

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