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The Summer Shorts

The Summer Shorts

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The Summer Shorts
XS - 5XL
AU 6-22 / UK 8-24 / EU 36-52 / US 4-20

The Summer Shorts are your next wardrobe staple. This is a pattern you’ll love, time and time again. The shorts feature a fused waistband detail, slash pockets at the side seam and an invisible zipper at the center back. This pattern is great for advanced beginners as it provides the challenge of inserting a zipper. Of course, there is also a YouTube video tutorial to help you out every step along the way. Have fun sewing!

This is a digital PDF pattern contains a 17 page instruction book that can be downloaded immediately after purchase. The pattern can be printed on either A4 or US Letter paper. Instruction on printing are contained inside. Print at 100% scaling. This pattern has a scale test to ensure you have printed your pattern correctly. No physical item will be sent. This pattern is written in English and contains measurements in both metric (centimetres) and imperial (inches).

***This pattern is separated by size. You can select which size you would like to print or print all sizes together***
Instruction Booklet – 17 Pages
US Letter Pattern File – 15 Pages
A4 Pattern File – 15 Pages
A0 Pattern File - 1 Page
36" x 48" Pattern File - 1 Page

The instruction booklet contains:
- Size guide and how to measure yourself
- Printed pattern layout plan
- Layout guide of how to to place your pattern pieces for cutting the fabric
- Step by step instructions for how to make your shorts
- What you’ll need to complete this garment
- Finished garment measurements
- How to print your paper pattern

Confident beginner
This pattern is perfect for anyone who is up for the challenge of inserting an invisible zipper. There is also hand sewing required for this style, however you can choose to use the sewing machine for all steps if you would prefer. There is a YouTube video tutorial available at this link: This will help you out with every step along the way. The whole garment can be made from start to finish in around 4-5 hours. Always remember to take your time and make a mock up in a cheaper fabric before you begin on the final project. This will allow you to make any alterations before you begin ensuring perfect fit.

- Sizes 6-10
- Sizes 12-22
Woven, low/non stretch fabrics are suitable for this style. Select a medium weight fabric to increase the amount of support in the bodice.

- 25cm (10”) invisible zipper to match the colour of your main fabric
- Matching sewing thread
- Hand sewing needle (optional)
- Scissors
- Pins
- Sewing machine
- Overlocker/Serger (optional if your sewing machine has zig zag capabilities)
- Printer and A4 paper/US Letter paper to print your pattern

Please feel free to message us if you need help with any of the above or how to sew your shorts. We love to see your creations so please tag us with #patternestablishment on social media. 

Please do not copy, resell or give away our patterns. This pattern is for non-commercial, personal use only.
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