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« on: June 14, 2013 08:08:27 PM »

I've never made shorts before and didn't use a pattern, I don't recommend doing that.... I sort of used a pair of existing shorts to draw out a pattern, which somehow backfired horribly and I ended up with shorts that were very saggy and large in the crotch. And I have no idea why! It was quite the headache to fix.... this is how much i had to take them in.


So after that disaster I think they turned out quite well!
Also my first time doing pockets!


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Also to make them fit right, I had to put darts in the back... I hate making darts... glad they didn't end up pointy!


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I was very relieved that the fabric was stretchy enough that it didn't need a zipper. I was pretty cross eyed after it was all done!
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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2013 05:05:36 AM »

End result does look good though. It paid off Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2013 05:24:51 AM »

They turned out great.
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« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2013 05:35:36 PM »

They look awesome! Sounds like they were some trial and error, but they turned out great!
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« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2013 07:25:54 AM »

nice job
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« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2013 06:36:31 PM »

They look wonderful. Awesome darts in back!
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