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Lightweight Denim Shorts

Added Oct 14, 2013

by Omar T

Santiago, Chile






Finally I had the time to sew again en decided to experiment with denim.

I went for a very lightweight denim (wasn’t sure my machine as gonna be able to handle thick layers) and added some zippers and straps to embelish. This is the first time I’ve done pants with a back yolk and may I say they are easy to make & very flattering.
For the inside of the waistband I used a light cotton Regina Mills office from ABC’s Once Upon a Time kinda print from Joann’s. The bias binding foot came in handy for the finish.
I made a bunch of clothes tags using satin ribbon and a sheet of transfer paper. I haven’t washed it yet, so I hope the ink stays.

Hope you like it.

PS: I’ll be putting the rivets soon, if I can find old looking ones. Tips on where to buy them overseas? thanks




Summer, Spring
Garment Type
Beach, Casual
Cotton, Denim

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    Oct 31, 2013, 10.31 AMby razieh khalili

    Hello. These beautiful stitching and lining fabric is amazing. Bravo

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      Nov 1, 2013, 12.26 AMby Omar T


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    Oct 16, 2013, 05.25 PMby Ricardo Abreu

    Y q mas cholito, como esta Santiago, esta super ese short, muy oportuno para la temporada. saludos desde Miami

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      Nov 1, 2013, 12.27 AMby Omar T

      Sunny Miami. I came back from Miami a copule of weeks ago… I love it!

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    Oct 15, 2013, 05.01 PMby martinK

    hola mi guapo! Nice to see something new from you. this pants looks realy great, perfect finish! Did you buy a lot of silk in Asia? :-) greetings from rainy Rotterdam

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      Oct 15, 2013, 07.38 PMby Omar T

      Hi there! I was kinda waiting for you comment, hehehe.
      I did bring tons of silk indeed. Trying to figure out what to do with them now, Bold gold patterns aren’t so simple to mix with our home decor.
      Chile is getting hotter everyday, love it!

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      Oct 16, 2013, 06.14 PMby martinK

      haha, so we still share the same enslaving for fabrics.
      :-) make some nice outfits out of the silk.
      here it’s getting colder and wetter every day, don’t like the wet part! Maybe I should spent the winter in Chile than, hahaha

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