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Tropical shorts

When I went through the closet of my eldest I saw she was in need for shorts. Which isn’t that strange since she prefers to wear dresses and skirts. When I saw that the new Fibre Mood* included a shorts pattern, I thought it would be great to sew new shorts for our eldest.
The adam shorts in Fibre Mood 10 is an interesting pattern, because when I saw the pattern pieces I wasn’t really sure which pattern piece was supposed to go where. Lengthening was a challenge. Also making sure that my directional print in the pockets would not end upside down (I only had a small piece, a leftover from my neighbour during our sewing weekend last year) was interesting. The pattern piece did not make sense at a first glance. Luckily everything went as planned and the shorts were quickly sewed together.
Tropical shorts by Fibre Mood
The adam shorts can be sewed in both stretch or non stretch fabrics. I used stretch jeans because knit shorts usually do not have a long life with our kids. 
I have a sewiwgmachine with a lot of decorative stitches, since I thought the shorts could use a little extra I used a decorative stitch on the seams. Our daughter loves the result and loves her tropical shorts. 
Fabric: stretch jeans which was gifted by my mom
Patternadam shorts from Fibre Mood
Sizing: 2-14Y
Options: the seam can be folded to the inside or the outside before sewing
Difficulty: 2 out of 5 stars
Sewing time: 1 hour
# Fabric this week: 0 in – 2 out (Total fabric in 2020: bought 41 new fabric – used 58 fabric – 27 scrap piece – 5 gifted fabric) – in total 41 in 90 out

# Patterns in 2020: 3 in – 5 out
* Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links”. This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive an affiliate commission, the price for you will be the same. Thank you for supporting my fabric and pattern addiction

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