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White retro shorts

Added Aug 26, 2013

by Aida Petre

Bucharest, Romania






I wanted a pair of white shorts for some time but I didn’t found a pattern I liked…that until B 07/2013 hit the stores. Love at first sight. I only made them a little longer with about 5 cm so I could wear them at work also.
All in all, really fun pattern but I would have changed the fly facing because this version was a pain to sew.




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    Aug 26, 2013, 05.22 PMby julietta

    They look great and the fit is perfect! Did you have to modify them or did they fit right away?

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      Aug 26, 2013, 07.24 PMby Aida Petre

      thanks. i did had some issues with the fit. i took a little at the back seam, and althou’ i did took it in about 1-2 cm, when i put the waist band it was still to loose but a belt fixed it. i guess that it was because my fabric has a little stretch to it. i hope you undestand what i mean :D

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    Aug 26, 2013, 02.27 PMby Mary Athey

    These look fabulous on you and your photos show them of perfectly. I wonder would they look as good even longer? I don’t want them down to my knee lol but just a bout four inches longer? x

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      Aug 26, 2013, 07.18 PMby Aida Petre

      thanks. well, I don’t know. I only added 5 cm to them…make a muslin and thes them. if it doesn’t work wear the muslin around the house :)

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      Aug 26, 2013, 07.43 PMby Mary Athey

      thanks for that, i have plenty of old sheets so i’ll have a go with that first x

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