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bicycle print shorts and a stripey top

Added Jul 12, 2011

by iroiro

Gloucester, Unit...






Two new additions to my summer wardrobe!

It was my first time making shorts and sewing with jersey fabric, but both turned out to be easier than expected. The patterns are self-drafted and used cotton fabrics, perfect for summer heat. I just couldn’t resist that retro bicycle print!

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Material Notes

cotton bicycle print fabric, zipper, button, stripey cotton jersey from a thrifted dress





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    Jul 19, 2011, 08.48 PMby mnavoy

    very cute!

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    Jul 14, 2011, 07.34 PMby vivaladiy

    Love it!!

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    Jul 13, 2011, 03.21 PMby turtlegirl00

    I love the shorts! the fabric, the cut! excellent job!

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    Jul 13, 2011, 09.12 AMby inskirt

    I want the shorts!!! So cuuute!
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    Jul 13, 2011, 12.39 AMby Lucha Suarez

    Brilliant! You did a fabulous job!!

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    Jul 12, 2011, 10.07 PMby jdp136

    so adorable!! what great fabric and fit!

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    Jul 12, 2011, 09.49 PMby coleemd

    cute print!

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    Jul 12, 2011, 09.23 PMby violetsky

    I’ve never seen you in anything but dresses. You look great in these shorts. I love the print and style. Well done for tackling jersey for the first time as well.

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      Jul 12, 2011, 10.30 PMby iroiro

      Thank you!
      Yes I am quite addicted to dresses and find them much easier to wear than shorts and even skirts. My new mantra for the holidays though is to sew more separates instead of so many dress..;)

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    Jul 12, 2011, 08.49 PMby janene

    That is such a cute fabric find. Really neat shape to the shorts too… though that probably has a lot to do with your figure! :-)

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      Jul 12, 2011, 10.28 PMby iroiro

      Aw thanks Janene!!

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