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Rita Shorts


Summer is the perfect time for shorts and these shorts are so fun! (Yes, they are shorts!). I used Wearing History’s Rita pleated shorts pattern.


They are crazy fun to wear and I’m so wishing that I’d made them earlier in the summer!



The pattern is based off of late 30s/early 40s pleated shorts. They look awesome with 40s styling like a fun peasant blouse and cute wedges. Construction details and a pattern review are available on my blog. You can snag your own copy of this pattern here.

About the author: I’m a 20 something Chemistry professor who loves the fashions of the 30s, 40s and 50s. I’m also completely obsessed with Downton Abbey. Aside from sewing, I also love to knit, scrapbook and read.

{ 6 comments… add one }
  • technicolorcutie August 15, 2012, 5:10 pm

    I can’t wait to make these! So cute.

  • EmSewCrazy August 15, 2012, 7:07 pm

    Wow! Those are super cute! They look comfy and easy to wear too.

  • Shelley August 15, 2012, 8:44 pm

    So cute!! The color is perfect, and LOVE the shoes.

  • Anni August 16, 2012, 11:41 am

    Utterly adorable!

  • tina vines August 16, 2012, 7:19 pm

    These are too cute!!! I love the color you chose!

  • Spikklubba August 20, 2012, 7:29 am

    The shorts looks perfect on you. I love the colour.

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