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The Jaden T-Shorts

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Author LilyGiggle
Price $7.95
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by Birkett, Ericka
on January 5th, 2013

“I love it! my boys have SO many shorts now, great pattern, great idea :)”

Breathe some new life into some no longer needed t-shirts AND put a big smile on your little man's face by whipping up a pair of Jaden T-Shorts! All you need is a t-shirt or two and before nap time is over or school is out you'll have a new pair (or two) of super comfy, well-fitting shorts that will quickly become his favorites.

Knee-length with a separate elastic waistband and a mock drawstring closure, the Jaden T-Shorts were designed to fit well and include instructions for customizing the pattern to give a perfect fit for every shape. Although, inspired by our son, this unisex pattern has also been in high demand by our girls. One of the few patterns that will please your little guy's sense of style and have his sister begging for her own.

Sizes 1 year-12 years

***sized for stretch knits but instructions are included for easily modifying this pattern for woven fabrics as well***


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1-4 adult t-shirts (Recycled is best!)
Matching polyester thread
Ball point or stretch needle for medium weight fabrics

If using 60 “yardage you will need ½ yard for up to size 5 and ¾ yard for sizes up to 12 years.

by Krista Tracy
on March 16th, 2013

I found this to be an easy pattern to sew from and was able to make several shorts for the kids in very little time. Thank you.

by Birkett, Ericka
on January 5th, 2013

I love it! my boys have SO many shorts now, great pattern, great idea :)

by rosly, rozy
on December 10th, 2012

great pattern to use your 'no longer needed t-shirts'. but author should improve the picture in the tutorial. the picture is too dark make it hard to see.