Busy Boys Shorts
Boys Shorts Sewing Pattern
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Need a pair of boys shorts that are rough & tumble tested?
That have the essential treasure hunting pockets?
How about a pair of boys shorts that fit awesomely with instructions to help you achieve a professional finish?
The Busy Boy Shorts are all these things.
In fact, a huge % of Pattern Emporium customers have said that the Busy Boy Shorts are the best fitting boys shorts pattern in their collections.
So what's so special about them?
- #1 they fit well.
- You can make them in 3 different lengths:
Play Length: to mid thigh, Jump Shorts: to the knee, Urban Shorts: below the knee.
- Easy elastic pull on waistband.
- They are easy to fit.
- They are fast and easy to make.
- They have front pockets.
- And they have back pockets.
- They even have side leg pockets if you want to add them.
- And pocket flaps or pocket tabs if you like... or not.
- Did i mention they have pockets?
Kids are crazy about pockets!
You watch! Make your little one a pair of these shorts, with pockets and see how much they love them. They are perfect for hunting & storing treasures.
What else is in the pattern?
- They can be easily simplified into a quick sew pair of shorts without pockets.
- Topstitching is optional for added detail.
- Both print at home pattern pages AND large format pattern you can print at the print shop.
There are also heaps of photos to guide you and the instructions are broken down into simple units to make them achievable by all. Along the way you'll also find tips to help you achieve a professional finish on your PE garment.
SKILL LEVEL: It is super easy and quick to sew these shorts but still has the same professional finish that I like to give you.
SIZE RANGE: Sizes 2-14 (no nappy/diaper allowance)
To determine size, measure around the hip/seat. This measurement is taken around the fullest part of the child's seat. The tape measure should be firm but not tight.
|Hip/Seam (inch)||21 1/4||21 5/8||22 7/8||24||25 1/4||26 3/8||27 1/2||28 3/4||29 7/8||31 1/8||32 1/4|
To view full size chart on mobile devices, please turn to landscape view.
FABRIC & TRIM OUTLINE:
TRIM REQUIREMENTS: Interfacing, 25mm (1") elastic.
FABRIC SUGGESTIONS: Quilting Fabric, Chambray, Cotton Drill, Cotton Sateen, Linen, Corduroy, Denim.
|Play Shorts||5/8||5/8||3/4||7/8||7/8||1||1||1 1/4||1 1/4||1 3/8||1 1/2|
|Jump Shorts||3/4||3/4||7/8||7/8||1||1||1 1/8||1 1/4||1 3/8||1 5/8||1 3/4|
|UrbanShorts||3/4||7/8||7/8||1||1||1 1/8||1 1/4||1 1/4||1 3/8||1 5/8||1 3/4|
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