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“Very easy to follow pattern. Classic shorts for any young man.”
The Classically Cool Cargo Shorts pattern will be your go-to shorts pattern for your little boy. With their cargo pockets, faux fly, slanted front pockets, elastic waist and pocket flap button detail, these shorts are sure to be a staple in your son’s wardrobe. Give these shorts an extra preppy look by using a longer hem. The Classically Cool Cargo Shorts sew together easily and never go out of style! Think of how cute they will be in a cotton, gingham, seersucker or even linen fabric for the warm months. Then use a khaki or navy corduroy for the cooler months and your little boy’s wardrobe is complete for all seasons. You can use this pattern to make shorts without pockets, too!
The Classically Cool Cargo Shorts sewing pattern features 62 photo illustrations and tutorial style instructions to help you create one classic pair of cargo shorts. Pattern includes 10 pages of pattern pieces and 21 pages of instructions. Full-size, computer-generated and color-coded pattern pieces are included for all sizes: 3 months – 8 years. Simply print, tape together, cut the size you need and start sewing!
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2/3 yard – 1 yard shorts fabric (depending on size), ¼ yard fabric for pocket lining if you use a coordinating fabric only (if not you will have enough shorts fabric to use as lining); two buttons, 3/4 inch elastic (16-24 inches of it, depending on size), scissors, pins, coordinating thread, an iron, ironing board and your sewing machine.
Overall it's a good pattern for shorts for an older boy. The only issue I had was that the pocket design was far too shallow and the lining keeps riding out of the pockets.
Very easy to follow pattern. Classic shorts for any young man.