Tutorial: Strawberry Thief Shorts, Cute!

We just found this adorable tutorial for a pair of city gym shorts by The Purl Bee and we are i n  l o v e!

The combination of a luxurious Liberty cotton lawn (shown here is Strawberry Theif in Gray) and a cool, casual chambray is perfect for a pair of comfortable and stylish shorts to wear around town during summer in Austin. Read on for everything you need including a shopping list, free patterns, and instructions.

Shopping list:

KIDS

To fit ages 2 (3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10, 11) with finished waist sizes 19 (20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25) inches in circumference

  • 1/2 yard of Liberty’s cotton lawn Strawberry Thief in Gray (Chambrays look great with EVERYTHING so have fun pairing it with a different print if you want!)
  • 3/4 yard of any cotton chambray (we carry Andover chambrays in an array of colors- they're fantastic)
  • 1 yard of braided elastic - 1 inch, white
  • A 110-yard spool of cotton thread
  • An 18mm bias tape maker
  • A free Kids' City Gym Shorts Pattern available here

WOMEN

To fit hip sizes 33-34 (35-37, 38-40, 41-43, 44-46) inches in circumference

  • 1/2 yard of Liberty’s cotton lawn in Strawberry Thief (or whatever print you like)
  • 3/4 (3/4, 3/4, 1, 1) yard of any cotton chambray
  • 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) yards of braided elastic - 1 inch, white
  • A 110-yard spool of cotton thread
  • An 18mm bias tape maker
  • A free Women's City Gym Shorts Pattern available here.

 

For full instructions, click here for the original blog post from The Purl Bee!

XO

 

Sunnie Lee

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