Natty's Practice Sailor Shorts

Added Apr 20, 2009

by nattyjane

Berkeley, Califo...

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Description

I made these shorts as a practice round for some sailor shorts that I am planning to make from corduroy. I used this fabric because I don’t especially like the floral pattern, but now that the shorts are made it has grown on me. My starting off point was the Burda pattern called Ruby. I lengthened it to make the high waist and sewed up the sides instead of having the side buttons. Next I examined my mom’s wool sailor pants that she got at the army surplus store to figure out how the front flap and buttons work. Now that I’ve completed these shorts, I feel confident enough to try them out again in the corduroy. I cheated on these ones and used snaps instead of making all of those button holes.

Material Notes

Cotton from the thrift store, buttons, and snaps.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Apr 26, 2010, 01.07 AMby blondebeth666

    Loooove these!!

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    May 31, 2009, 02.35 PMby MissWilliams

    These are amazing! and so is your other creations! You should consider doing How to’s!

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    Apr 26, 2009, 09.47 AMby sarahuk4

    cute and i LOVE the fabric

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    Apr 23, 2009, 05.21 PMby sarahnix

    these are wonderful!!

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    Apr 21, 2009, 02.57 PMby zozowahine

    Soooooper cute!

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    Apr 21, 2009, 08.37 AMby lizah

    these are just great! love it:)

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    Apr 21, 2009, 06.51 AMby abucketfulofheather

    These are so gorgeous! I actually love the print, too. Super retro!

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    Apr 20, 2009, 09.26 PMby slingstring

    if i could pull these off, i’d sew these up right now! i can see how the fabric wouldn’t be too appealing on its own but it works SO WELL with this project! i am loving all your creations! (and i love the blue theme, intentional or not!)

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    Apr 20, 2009, 08.35 PMby figamadood

    Cute and fun!

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