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1940s-Style Shorts

Added Sep 8, 2014

by rosiewednesday

Austin, Texas, U...

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Description

I made these shorts from the Wearing History 1940s overalls pattern. I just used the length recommended for a playsuit, went down a size from the overalls I had previously made, and then shortened the pockets 1". I topstitched everything with a single needle on my Bernina.

See more photos and construction details: http://rosiewednesday.blogspot.com/2014/09/wearing-history-1940s-shorts.html

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Shorts
Style
Vintage
Material
Denim

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    Sep 10, 2014, 12.42 AMby seabreit

    Great topstitching work, you can wash and wear those shorts for a long time…

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    Sep 9, 2014, 07.28 PMby Mary Athey

    Fantastic photos, you look smashing and I do love your shorts x

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