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Black Denim Lander Shorts

I feel I should preface this post with a disclaimer – I did a lot of photoshop trickery in these pics in order to make black denim visible without washing everything else out. But I wanted to be sure that you could see the details on these shorts. Because I LOVE THESE SHORTS! But first, let me back up. Back in June, I got in the mood to make a handmade summer wardrobe. I was…

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Made with Moxie Prefontaine Shorts

  More activewear sewing! Several weeks ago I began using a Couch to 5k running app to help build up my endurance for some big upcoming hikes. Now, don’t get me wrong – I’m no runner. Really, I’m extra slow. And I have no intention of signing up for a half marathon or anything. For me, running is mainly a good excuse to be outdoors. I work from home so I’m stuck inside most of the…

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The Refashioners 2015!

Wow, it’s crazy to think about how the first Refashioners was 4 years ago. I’m so glad that Portia brought it back again this year because I really love this challenge, because that’s what it is for me – a challenge. It forces me to think outside the box and create a garment with limited resources. And since I chose to do a secret trade with another blogger I didn’t have any idea what I was going…

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Blank Slate Patterns Oceanside Shorts and Juniper Jersey

Hey readers! I’ve been slowly working on transferring my blog from Blogger to WordPress and I’ve been facing some struggles along the way, but I’m slowly getting there. Thanks to friends who’ve been sharing tips and tricks with me. But today I want to show off some projects I’ve been doing for the Blank Slate Sewing Team. The team is a collective of bloggers making and sharing Blank Slate Patterns‘ designs. Blank Slate is made…

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Set Phasers to Stun – it’s time for Star Trek Sleep Shorts!

  (I tried posing with a pillow to make it more “slumber-party-esque”) Are you participating in the Pajama Party? I thought I’d join in the fun this year. It’s too hot for pajama pants anymore so I made shorts! Star Trek shorts to be specific. This Star Trek flannel that I found at Joann of all places is really the inspiration for these sleep shorts and these shorts are basically an excuse to post all…

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Shorts on the Line and in the Park

Kelley over at Casa Crafty made these awesome yellow Echino with stripe bias trim Movies in the Park Shorts for Shorts on the Line. It’s a cool sew-along featuring a number of bloggers all sewing shorts. Shorts for ladies, shorts for kids, shorts with tutorials, lace shorts, board shorts, even culottes! It’s like my summertime dream come true!! Anywho – hop on over to Casa Crafty and check out her shorts and then enter to…

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Shorts and Shirts Summer Wardrobe: Pattern Runway Sweet Shorts

These shorts were much more difficult to make than expected – not because the Pattern Runway Sweet Shorts are a difficult pattern, they’re not, rather I made many dumb mistakes that resulted in unnecessary effort. I couldn’t even get the photos of them right the first time! The pics turned out all blurry. These are Sweet Shorts Pictures 2.0. Even for all the pitfalls and confusion I can say that I really like these shorts….

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Shorts and Shirts Summer Wardrobe: Chambray Shorts

Shorts! With buttons! Justin called these the Sergent Pepper shorts when he first saw them. Must be all the buttons… Anyway, this marks three out of four of my shorts I’m making for my Shorts and Shirts Summer Wardrobe. I’m nearly finished with my next shirt for SSSW but I’m self drafting it so it’s taking awhile. These shorts were also self drafted by combining the best bits of crotch curves from a few patterns…

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