Yellow Shorts

Added Apr 20, 2010

by melonhead

Roanoke, Indiana...

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Description

This was my first time ever of making a pair of pants (shorts,) that don’t have elastic at the top. :) It’s pretty exciting. I used the Built by Wendy 3850 pattern. I was lost in the pattern for about ¾ of the time. I messed up quite a bit, but I’m pretty happy with the way they turned out. The sweater I refashioned to fit me….XXL in men’s isn’t really my size.

My photos were inspired by Whinne the Pooh.

Material Notes

Cotton, thread

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Oct 4, 2010, 03.51 PMby annaelisabeth

    perfect mood in the picture. everything looks so full of harmony

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    Jul 27, 2010, 07.41 PMby sunnycamehome

    I love your pictures (and your clothes of course :) )

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    May 12, 2010, 08.21 PMby danniidx

    I love the Whinnie the Pooh theme, so cute! The shorts are amazing as well! Love the colour, so pretty :). I love the way you have refashioned the sweater, looks good! I;ve never made shorts before but this has inspired me!

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    Apr 26, 2010, 06.56 PMby shanvan

    Amazing as always!! You’ve inspired me to take a stab at making my own shorts since I recently acquired some fabric of the same color, except i’m gonna attempt making them off the top of my head. I’m really lost when it comes to patterns…. =S Your shoes remind me of a more vintage pair of Fred Perry’s – really cute!

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    Apr 24, 2010, 06.12 PMby seussian

    What kind of shoes are you wearing in this shoot? I like them. =) Pettty scenery, I’m jealous. God bless

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      Apr 25, 2010, 08.49 PMby melonhead

      Um I don’t know the name of them actually. I got them at Goodwill for a $1. Thanks. Yeah there’s a pretty nature preserve close to my house. I go there sometimes to take pictures.

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      Apr 25, 2010, 09.17 PMby seussian

      Goodwill is one of the best places isn’t it? =)
      haha
      I go there a lot.
      I got a pair of black victorian style boots there for $6.
      Keep up the good work =)
      God bless

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    Apr 23, 2010, 06.01 PMby lizah

    I love it! both the shorts and the pictures are so cute! :)

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    Apr 23, 2010, 09.16 AMby issymonsterr

    Adorable shorts! I love the cute combination of Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin. Very Whimsical!!

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    Apr 23, 2010, 12.25 AMby grainline

    sweet shorts, sweet shoot! nobody can resist yellow shorts and a pot of honey.

    how did you find the sizing on the pattern? I’ve been soured on the bbw patterns due to all the sizing problems I’ve had, but I like these shorts a lot!

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      Apr 23, 2010, 05.45 PMby melonhead

      Thanks. I know right.

      It wasn’t too bad. I just made them 4 sizes bigger then what I actually wear and they fit pretty nice. I do that on all the BBW patterns. They’re always to small.

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    Apr 21, 2010, 06.38 PMby calicocouture

    Very cute! I just love all of your photos. The winnie the Pooh theme is really clever.

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    Apr 21, 2010, 06.19 AMby carolyn-s

    Your photos are so inspiring and set off your clothes so well!! Cute styling, I love it!

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    Apr 20, 2010, 10.43 PMby tallykay

    you remind me of winnie the pooh!

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    Apr 20, 2010, 10.42 PMby fairytale-thirteen

    YOU HAVE A GIFT FOR PHOTOGRAPHY, ADORABLE PIX + SWEET SEWING X

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    Apr 20, 2010, 09.25 PMby citycat

    Beautiful photos! I like the combination of colors very much)

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    Apr 20, 2010, 08.47 PMby sarsaparilla

    Nice shorts (and great pictures as always)! I’d heard bad things about that pattern, but yours turned out wonderfully well :)

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    Apr 20, 2010, 08.46 PMby msgems

    Hey these are cool… I was thinking Winnie the Pooh before I read your post. :-) I’m sooo scared of making trousers and shorts… (aka pants to you)… was it tricky?? I’m odd shaped so I think I would have troubles… jean shopping for me is like some sort of medieaval torture!! Any tips?

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      Apr 21, 2010, 01.33 PMby melonhead

      Cool, that’s what I wanted. YES it was a pain. but once you get past the crotch area it get’s easier. I would make the first pair of pants with a fabric you don’t care for, because you can work out all the kinks on that. Then the second time you’ll know what to do and it will be easier.

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      Apr 21, 2010, 02.25 PMby msgems

      Cool… I’m going to be brave and give it a go soon I think :-)

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    Apr 20, 2010, 08.30 PMby caramia-made

    Very cute! Incidentally I was about to make a pair of shorts from the same pattern. What did you find difficult about it? Any tips? =)

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      Apr 21, 2010, 01.37 PMby melonhead

      Thanks. The crotch was a pain and the pockets. Make sure you mark all the dots. That’s what I forgot, so I was lost and had to go back and remark them. Hope it works out for you. : )

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    Apr 20, 2010, 08.13 PMby colourmyworld

    I am always amazed by your beautiful photos and your creations are so well made. Keep up the good work!

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    Apr 20, 2010, 08.10 PMby cae-mor

    I love it!!!!

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