Added Aug 21, 2012
by Ali Daniels
I made these Colette Iris shorts in a sewing class a few weeks ago. I am extremely proud of them because they are as close to perfectly constructed as I have ever come with a self-made garment. They were really simple to put together, though I’m glad I had some help with them since I tend to get stuck on waistbands. I only wish I could wear them more often…no shorts in the office! Lame. Anywho, they’re made with some cotton fabric I got at my local fabric store, and the pockets are lined with cotton fabric as well. They have an invisible zipper, which I had never successfully executed before. I learned a lot with this project and I hope to make more in the future!
FYI, the photos in the gold tank top (it doesn’t match, I know, but I was so damn excited about them I didn’t care) are before I hemmed them. They’re just clearer photos because I wasn’t taking them in front of a dusty mirror, haha.The photos with the green tank top are completely finished. Hope you like them!
Cotton, interfacing, invisible zipper.
Join us at The Sewing Studio for the quilting event of the season!
Show us your sloper projects for a chance to win fabric, a free pattern, and Mend & Make Fabulous!
Pattern of the Week
Let in the sun in this oversized top
Ruffles and ruching make crush-worthy tops, dresses, and skirts.
Fashion & Trends
Sew this cute style from Chanel's F/W 14 Couture Collection!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.