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Topic: Lets go to the roller rink! (70's style booty shorts) TUTE! PAGE 2.  (Read 43166 times)
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« on: June 27, 2007 05:19:53 PM »

Just think, your dad probably used to wear these on a regular basis.





'Scuse the belly!





Didnt use a pattern except to remind myself of what the curves should be, crotch-wise.

Lots of cutting and re-doing happened.

The waistband is both backward and the seam is on the wrong side.

Otherwise, I think it looks great. I managed to force myself to topstitch the entire thing.

All in all these took 2 hours but I'm pretty sure I can bang a pair out in about 45 minutes next time.

Tutorial: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=179581.msg1867115#msg1867115
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2007 05:21:47 PM »

you always have the coolest stuff! *thinks of dad in booty shorts* *shudders and mutters "oh god"*  could you post a tut?
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2007 05:22:56 PM »

Haha thanks.

I totally have a photo of my dad in these. They were bright yellow.

Next pair I make, I will take some photos and attempt the crappiest tute ever. They're really easy.
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2007 05:49:49 PM »

I love these! I'm looking forward to a tute if you do post one.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2007 05:57:28 PM »

woah!!!! i just saw that shirt on modcloth... wear did you get it? oh by the way: nice shots!

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« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2007 06:11:06 PM »

Wooh! Booty shorts! Who doesn't love them?
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« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2007 07:40:02 PM »

of coarse i loveeeeee these.
and everything else you make!
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« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2007 08:37:21 PM »

Those are adorable!
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« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2007 09:09:04 PM »

Cheera, I love these. I've been wanting the perfect pair of little shorts to wear around on lazy days. These are it. Yours look excellent and the construction looks great too. Not to mention they look fantabulous on you! I usually never say this, but pretty preetty please post a tutoral! And I'll love you forever.

*shudders at mental image of father in little shorts*
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« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2007 10:02:06 PM »

lmao My dad did have lots of theese , he wore them with the dreaded white/2 colored stripes tube sox  and flip flops AAAAAAAAhhhhhhhhhh!
lol . they look way better on you , than him !
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