Simplicity 5110 – Khaki Shorts

by lladybird on April 12, 2012 · 3 comments

in 1980s,Pants / Trousers

I’ve actually made these before (Here’s the We Sew Retro link!), but I wanted them in a nice neutral khaki fabric. No changes to the pattern other than what I previously did for the red ones. This sewed up pretty quick! And I love my new shorts, so yay :D

Khaki Shorts & Green Striped Renfrew
Psst – I also made the stripey shirt, it’s a Renfrew!

Khaki Shorts & Green Striped Renfrew
The pockets have polka dots :)

Khaki Shorts
I know, I need to push the hooks over closer to the edge so the waistband doesn’t flip open like that.

More info & pictures on my blog, LLADYBIRD :)

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Starspangledheart April 12, 2012 at 4:07 pm

OMG! Polka dots in the pockets! Genius!

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Jessamyn April 12, 2012 at 8:13 pm

I’m in love with the shirt. I love a stripey shirt! Perfectly fitted! A scoop neck! Awesome!

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Miss Ava Kitten April 13, 2012 at 2:59 am

I need to know something, do you ever sleep because you must be constantly making outfits round the clock – all of which are really cute!

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