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/high-waisted shorts

Added Apr 6, 2010

by emily-marie

Bellingham, Wash...






i had a ton of this super thin denim leftover from other projects (one of those “sure, give me the rest of the bolt” moments), and i’ve always wanted high-waisted shorts, so these were what came of it!

i like the finished look, except that the fabric is much too thin for such form-fitting shorts. making them with a heavier denim would eliminate that problem and make them much more wearable. next time!

Material Notes

lightweight stretch denim, invisible zip




Garment Type
Casual, Classic

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    Dec 11, 2010, 04.02 AMby afrobisou

    pattern maybe? :)

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    Jun 8, 2010, 06.46 AMby smartalex999

    These shorts are perfect! I want them!

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    Apr 12, 2010, 09.56 PMby lilybart

    Wow! They fit so brilliantly and look gorgeous. I also love your hair :)

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    Apr 7, 2010, 10.50 PMby keylimecat

    Fantastic! I’m dying to find a skirt with that high waist … help!

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      Apr 9, 2010, 06.44 AMby emily-marie

      thanks so much!
      I was just typing up an explanation on how you might easily go about making great-fitting skirts/shorts/pants with a high waist, but then re-read it I could hardly follow! I might be able to do a ‘how to’ it you’d like? hopefully that would be more straightforward :)

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    Apr 7, 2010, 10.34 AMby emlj

    these are fantastic just love them, envying your shorts drafting skills!

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    Apr 7, 2010, 09.50 AMby zozowahine

    SOOOO cute! WANT! They fit you really well and look very well made

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    Apr 7, 2010, 05.13 AMby in-stockholm

    Looks like a really nice fit!

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    Apr 7, 2010, 03.53 AMby ginasophia

    These are so wonderful! I love the clean lines

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    Apr 7, 2010, 12.11 AMby gdac

    Love them!!! The topstitching looks great! Did you use a pattern or just self draft?

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