Elasticated Waist Girls Shorts - PDF Sewing Pattern - Age 1-2 up to 12-14 , The Maisy , Boho , Retro ,Video Instructions ,Photo guide, cute

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Summer Shorts 'Maisy' with elasticated waist

This pattern includes 3 zip files. For American and Canadian customers please download the letter format, everybody else please download the A4 format. For German customers there is a separate pattern and e-book in German.

These shorts are a total breeze. They have a faux turn up and an elasticated waist which makes this a quick afternoon project. There are a few new tricks to sewing this one,making it look totally professional. The fit is perfect too, once you have made one you will be running them up all the time. Best of all it only takes just over half a yard of fabric to make one of these.

Some of you will already be familiar with the waistband technique from the 'Easy Summer Skirt', which is great news as I am using it here too! The back pockets are the Megan pockets which look a treat and are very easy to put together.

If you want to make some cool shorts for your boys too, pop over to the double pack and save a few $$$.

On frocksandfrolics.com you will find the project page with more tips and examples plus all videos to this project in one space.

Whether you are an expert or just starting out the video tutorial will make it very clear what you have to do. If you are unsure if you can handle this pattern then simply watch the video to reassure yourself before you purchase the pattern. And for all those of you that love to keep all instruction neatly in a folder,my instructions booklet (attached to size 2) contains page after page with photo's just to make doubly sure you know what to do.

The pattern is available for immediate download so you can get started straight away.

Your pattern comes with all the sizes : 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, 5 -6, 6-7, 7-8,8-10-10-12 and 12-14 .

None of my patterns are multi sized so there is one size per file, this saves a lot of paper and confusion as to which line you have to cut.

Every pattern is hand drafted and then imported into a CAD program to make sure you have a pattern that fits and looks good too! No pattern is automatically graded or computer generated with software. Having trained as a tailor 30 years ago I know that pattern generating software can never replace the skill of a pattern drafted by hand. Try my patterns and you will love the fit. At least I hope you will :)

I would love it if you shared your successes with me and the ever growing circle of friends on my facebook page; and if you have a stunning idea you can certainly inspire me.

The pattern pack includes:
• A pattern in PDF format ready to print on regular A4 paper with assembly instructions
• Detailed step by step photo tutorial
• Detailed video instructions on You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80I0lIT2AuA

A serger/overlocker is an advantage when making the shorts.

If you want to reproduce the shorts for your own small business I would be delighted.
Please note that the patterns I design are not to be used for larger scale production.

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    I bought this pattern and the Lily Dress pattern and am very happy with them. I really appreciate the great instructions and the YouTube videos. Will definitely buy from you again!
    Jun 22, 2016 by Margaret McAllister

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