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  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern
  • Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern

Hepburn Shorts Sewing Pattern

Ladies Pleat Front Shorts sewing pattern

$12.50 AUD

Details

This pleat front ladies shorts sewing pattern has 2 main style options to sew - a full elastic waistband or shaped waistband with side zip. Optional pockets, belt loops & sash.

As with all Pattern Emporium patterns, the sewing instructions outline how to achieve a professional looking finish.

OPTION 1:  The Pull-On Hepburn Shorts
If you're after a super quick pair, you can make the elastic waist version with the Easy Pull-On Shorts. The are not as tailored as the Hepburns but they do have some of the same features & some extras.
  • Simple straight forward pair of shorts
  • Quick & easy to sew 
  • Flat front waistband
  • Elastic back
  • Front pleats
  • Comfy legs
OPTION 2: The Zipped Hepburn Shorts
This is a very relaxed design. It features a low sitting waistband & easy crotch. These are not 'snug fit' shorts.
  • Semi tailored, loose fitting short
  • Shaped waistband
  • Easy side zip*
  • Side pockets
  • 2 length options
  • Pleat front
  • Darted back
  • Belt loops & optional sash & bound edge pockets

* Don't let the zip scare you, I have a very simple method that will have you excited about how quickly & easily you now insert zips. 

        SKILL LEVEL: Easy & Intermediate options

        SIZE RANGE: Sizes 6-18 (Australian Sizes)
        (US Equivalent: 2-14. UK Equivalent: 4-16)
        Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
        Hip/Seat (cms) 85 90 95 100 105 111 117
        Hip/Seat (inches) 33 1/2 35 3/8 37 3/8 39 3/8 41 3/8 43 3/4 46 1/8
        To determine size, measure around the hip/seat, 20cm (8") below the natural waist. The tape measure should be firm but not tight. See the pattern for a more detailed outline on choosing the right size for your body shape. 

        FABRIC & TRIM OUTLINE:

        TRIM REQUIREMENTS: 

        • Style 1 Pull-On Shorts 32mm (1.25") elastic
        • Style 2 Hepburn Shorts - 18cm (7") dress zip to match (can be longer if that's what you have at home), 1 x 20mm (3/4) button or Size 20 snaps.  25mm (1") bias tape.

        FABRIC SUGGESTIONS: These shorts can be made in Cotton Voile, Quilting Cotton, Lawn, Gagerdine, Cotton Sateen, Rayon, Silk & Silk-like fabrics, Linen & Linen Blends, Chambray, Denim. My favourite is quilting cotton because of all the fabulous prints you can choose from.

        FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: 
        The following table outlines fabric requirements based on 110cm (44") fabric.

        Please note: (1) The estimates below do not include directional fabrics. I recommend you cut out the pattern & lay the pieces down on a flat surface to help estimate fabric needs for directional fabric.  (2) It's wise to pre-wash your fabrics, particularly those containing natural fibres.

        FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: METRES
        Fabric Width: 110cm.  
        Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
        Pull-On Shorts - Play Length 0.9 0.95 1 1 1.2 1.2 1.2
        Pull-On Shorts - Urban Length 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4
        Hepburn Shorts - Play Length 1 1 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.5 1.5
        Hepburn Shorts - Urban Length 1.2 1.2 1.35 1.35 1.6 1.6 1.6
          FABRIC REQUIREMENTS: YARDS
          Fabric Width: 44". 
          Size (AU) 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
          Pull-On Shorts - Play Length 1 1 1 1 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/4
          Pull-On Shorts - Urban Length 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 1/2
          Hepburn Shorts - Play Length 1 1 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 3/4 1 3/4 1 3/4
          Hepburn Shorts - Urban Length 1 1/4 1 1/4 1 1/2 1 1/2 1 3/4 1 3/4 1 3/4

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