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Esther shorts

Inspired by Ada Spragg two piece set I bought the Esther shorts pattern and made my myself a pair the same night, to wear the next the for a day in the amusement park with my sister. The pattern fit perfectly on the first try after straightening the leg inseam as I always have to. I made them in a Vintage cotton canvas that use to be my grandmothers curtains in the late 60’s, 70’s.

Esther shorts  Esther shorts

The short have a high waist that is intended to hit the natural waist, for me it hits below the natural waist straight over my belly button but I like it better that way I used binding for the hem and in that way lengthened them a few cm to a more flattering length I think that gives an illusion of longer legs and together with the high waist still looks like you are wearing a reasonable amount of clothes (I really don’t like mini shorts or anything mini on adults). Highly recommend the Esther Shorts.

Size range:  Hip: 91-117cm Waist: 64-89cm

See that perfect pattern matching in the front seam.

Esther shorts  Esther shorts

I still have a problem with trousers stretching out of shape as I had before, they did really fit perfectly for half a day then getting soaked a few times they stretched out, hopefully they will shrink again in the wash.
But is there anything I can do about this?
Because it is getting frustrating to perfectly fit a pattern only to have a to large pair after use.

Me Made May 12-17

May 12


Kimono Sleeve dress, leggings and bra all me made.


Blouse, leggings, me made and a remake skirt form a dress. The head band in the bow from my Bow tied blouse it it the perfect length.

May 13


Lady skater dress with Chickadee and leggings.

May 14


The head band is form my bow tied blouse agin and a blue self drafted dress with my chickadee and organic leggings.


May 15


My flowery washi dress with my chickadee and organic leggings.

May 16


Hawthorn with cayley and leggings. A lot of buttons there I count 20.

May 17


Belcarra blouse and chataigne shorts and a mashing head band.This photo was taken at 21:30 and night, it was a little dark but still possible to shoot in, with means that summer in coming.