simplicity 5110: red high-waisted shorts

by lladybird

in Vintage Sewing

another piece of my summer wardrobe done! i have actually made this pattern (simplicity 5110) a couple times before, but was unhappy with the crotch fit. i finally figured out how to remedy that, and i couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome :)

other than the crotch adjustments, the only changes i made to the pattern was to double the width of the waistband & swap out the buttons for pants hooks & eyes. i love my new shorts, and i am super excited to have something to wear this sweet 60s embroidered crop top with :)

shorts

shorts

shorts front

lots more photos/construction info at my blog, lladybird.

thanks so much for looking! ♥

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The Creative Miss W June 10, 2011 at 12:52 pm

They look fantastic lladybird!

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Cindy June 10, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Ahh I really like these! :) great job!

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Pull Your Socks Up! June 12, 2011 at 6:22 am

These shorts are incredible – the fit, the fabric – perfect!

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Vintage Girl June 12, 2011 at 8:19 pm

You did a wonderful job on these.

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Becca June 15, 2011 at 10:20 am

These are so cute, and I love that 60s embroidered gauze top. The two pieces go together so well. Great job!

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