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This is my first pattern reveal post, where I announce what pattern I am doing for my next month’s Mash Up. I started Meg’s Magazine Mash Up as a way to document and share how I put my own unique on BurdaStyle patterns. Now I want to start sharing your “mash ups”! So you can sew along with me and do your own mash up of a pattern and I will include it in my monthly posts.

For my June issue Mash Up, I am sewing up our Gym Shorts pattern. I love this almost “track” suit style of shorts, and I bet they would look so urban with a pair of heels and a baseball cap.

Want to sew your own mash up of these shorts? Simply sew them up (with your own spin on them of course) and then upoad them to our Projects page and make sure to link them to these Drawstring Gym Shorts 06/2014. Upload before July 11th and I’ll include them in my monthy Mash Up post.


I am still not final on what fabric I am going to use, but I know I want to ad an additional style line like in my sketch. I know I want a fabric with sheen and I’m looking into a black and white combination.

Stay tuned for my final version, and the steps I took to make it!



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    Jul 15, 2014, 04.06 PMby MegH

    Hey everyone! I am still working on my shorts, so if you upload before this Sunday (the 20th) they will be included in my post. Love these shorts so far, can’t wait until they are finished. Also love the variations I am seeing so far :)

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    Jul 11, 2014, 02.54 PMby dinagideon

    My project for the mashup isn’t showing up in the projects section. Sigh. Hope you can find it here! http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/cotton-sateen-gym-shorts

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      Jul 15, 2014, 03.58 PMby MegH

      They look awesome!! Love the color.

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    Jul 10, 2014, 10.11 PMby LaMadalena

    I am sewing those right now. They are huge!!!

    I can’t wait to see your version. You always do an amazing job and your color combos are a knock out :)

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    Jun 26, 2014, 05.29 AMby Mokara

    Interesting project Meg. It’s a great way to involve and inspire others. If I have the time I’d like to make one of these as well.

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    Jun 24, 2014, 11.00 PMby Anniemollison

    Love this look. Will have to try them myself I think.

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      Jun 25, 2014, 01.52 AMby MegH

      Awesome! Can’t wait to see your version.

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    Jun 24, 2014, 09.36 PMby kisses

    Very interesting Meg! Is there a typo of the date when the project should be updated?

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    • Meg_healy_burdastyle_90_90_large

      Jun 25, 2014, 01.50 AMby MegH

      Yes there is kisses, oops! Thanks for catching that. The date is now updated.

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