Added Jul 19, 2012
by lisa g
i finally jumped on the sewaholic bandwagon and made a pair of thurlow shorts. i could gush over these all day, the pattern is that awesome! i made a mccalls short pattern recently and was lamenting over how pant/short patterns omit some very basic details. so when the thurlow came along i bought it without hesitation!
this pattern has a fly facing, fly extension, pocket facings, welt pockets (and great instructions for making them!)… all the bells and whistles.
i made only cosmetic changes to the pattern, mostly to include topstitching to reinforce the side seams, crotch seam, welts, waistband, etc. i did french seams on the pocket bags, omitted the cuffs on the hem, and reversed the fly to zip from the right instead of the left.
for more pics and details, visit my blog: notes from a mad housewife
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