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Ruby Sailor Shorts

Added Sep 6, 2010

by clairesophie

Andover, Massach...






This pattern takes some elements of Burdastyle’s Ruby Shorts #6005 and adds a twist to make them into sailor shorts. To create this garment you’ll need to get the Ruby pattern and also download the extra pieces I have designed. The shorts sit on the waist just below the belly button and fastens with 10 functional buttons, five on each side.
*NOTE: all pattern pieces already include 5/8" seam allowance

Material Notes

1.25 yds of stretch twill, stretch popling (as shown above), linen, cotton, gabardine, lightweight corderoy, or any bottom weight fabric
multipurpose thread of matching color
10 buttons (5/8" – 1"; mine were 5/8" in diameter)
3/4 yard of medium weight interfacing




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    Mar 14, 2011, 09.35 AMby hui hui


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      May 30, 2011, 05.02 PMby clairesophie

      你看的对- 这个PDF 没有尺寸大小的 标注, 因为我只画一个大小:34。如果你要做别的大小,你可以用我的文件帮你做自己的样式。我知道这个办法不太方便, 可是 我现在还没有时间对每个大小画 样式。

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    Mar 6, 2011, 11.46 PMby GriseldaR

    I’m trying to make these but I can’t seem to get the additional pieces to print out at the right scale. I downloaded the Original Ruby shorts pattern and printed it without a problem, but the additions to make them into sailor shorts are way too huge to print out at home. There are two pages to print but when I print out on 8.5 × 11 paper only a small portion of the pattern prints.

    I’m not sure if anyone else had this problem. Any advice?

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      May 30, 2011, 04.52 PMby clairesophie

      Hi GriseldaR-
      I’ve just gotten around to taking a look at this problem. I’m not sure I can upload the pattern differently, yet I can see that when you download the pattern it comes out HUGE. I believe the solution to this problem is to set your printer menu correctly. You must make sure that the setting is on “adjust page to fit paper”. This automatically scales it to the correct size.
      Hope this helps!

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    Jan 20, 2011, 01.49 AMby lunafaery

    I downloaded this, but it only has two pages. There doesn’t seem to be a page for a main body of the shorts, just the button placket and waistband. Help!

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      Jan 22, 2011, 12.38 AMby clairesophie

      I am only providing the pattern to turn the ruby shorts into sailor shorts. To recreate the whole look you must also buy and download burdastyle’s pattern. I cannot provide the main part of the shorts, because I did not come up with those pieces.

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      Mar 17, 2011, 03.45 PMby Amor Allure

      i agree me too

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    Sep 9, 2010, 10.07 PMby maxathon


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    Sep 7, 2010, 08.01 PMby lala86

    just one question.. your pattern pieces.. which size are them?

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      Sep 8, 2010, 02.27 PMby clairesophie

      Hi Lala86,
      I made that pattern pieces to fit a size 34. If you want to take a different size you’ll need to make my pieces a little bit bigger to fit the Ruby pattern in that size.

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      Sep 8, 2010, 02.48 PMby lala86


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    Sep 7, 2010, 07.57 PMby lala86

    I love them!! thanks!!

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    Sep 7, 2010, 09.45 AMby nehmah

    Many thanks for a great look. I prefer the slanted pocket look to the sailor flap front. I’ll be using this for granddaughters next summer. Cordially, Nehmah

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