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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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Shorts and Shirts Summer Wardrobe: Orange Shorts

Ok, readers, I know I owe you one more One Week, One Pattern shirt but my weekend has been busy and I haven’t taken photos yet, but I did wear it. These photos on the other hand were taken a couple weeks ago so I’m going to show you my shorts instead. The Goal: As you read in my Shorts and Shirts Summer Wardrobe planning post – one of my items to make were a…

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Recycled Denim Shorts

For some strange reason I am loving shorts this summer and can’t get enough of ’em. These shorts utilized the leftover denim from a wrap skirt that I made several years ago but since then deconstructed it and used some fabric to make this skirt. I think it’s pretty cool that I was able to get two garments out of one! The pattern was altered a bit from Simplicity 3850, an out of print Built…

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Shorts! Better shorts! And Me-Made-June Day 16

(shorts – handmade by me / shirt – gap / shoes – jellypop at dsw / scarf – always a project / necklace – made by me with supplies from gem junkie) It feels good to cross things off your to-do lists, right? Well, that’s what I did yesterday. I finished a pair of sailor style shorts that are AWESOME! You may or may not remember that I finished my first ever pair of shorts…

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Brown Shorts

Once upon a time in a land far away a pair of shorts began to take shape… pieces were cut and fabric was ironed and pinned until one day the whole lot was shoved into a plastic shoe box, buried away, never to to be heard from again. Until now. Two plus years in the making, my friends. These shorts have been my longest project, utterly forgotten about for several months then rediscovered. It was…

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