shorts

I finally finished my playsuit, just in time for the end of summer! I used McCall’s 6331 I actually wanted to make a matching skirt to make it a vintage inspired playsuit ensemble. I switched out the zipper closure in the pattern for bound buttonholes. The blue and white polka dot fabric was super shear [...]

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I love separates! But pretty dresses often distract me…… Today I’ve been good and worn two new me-made separates. The blouse is Butterick 7641 c. 1958. And the shorts are Wearing History’s WWII Overalls pattern. I love the little tab details on this blouse! They give it a bit of a western feel. And I’m [...]

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I know its a bit early in the year for shorts. Seems odd to be sewing them while its -6 outside but I shall explain. I bought Eliza M’s Swing, Hop Pants pattern and as I had limited material I couldn’t make two ‘full length’ pairs and needed to do a test run through. So [...]

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I decided to give these shorts a go, since I’ve always loved the look of high waisted shorts but don’t actually own any! Im usually NOT a shorts person, but these have converted me! They were easy to sew up & came together quite quickly (which i know we all love!). I chose a light [...]

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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 Psst – I also made the [...]

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Hi everyone. This is my first post on the new (We) Sew Retro. I’m don’t generally wear shorts but recently I was going on a trip to a city which is notoriously windy. Since I normally wear dresses and skirts, which are liable to fly up in the wind, I decided to make a pair [...]

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