I came across this gorgeous pattern for what I'm calling 'Puff Pocket Girls Shorts' - I'm sure a better name exists out there, so if you can think of one, feel free to let me know!!!
|Amazingly Gorgeous Shorts with puff pocket|
I'm thinking the small flowers will be the main shorts and the large purple dot fabric will form a great contrast puff pocket!!! It will give a very different look to the understated elegance of the shorts as they are in the book I think.
|Funky Saffron Craig Fabric|
So, I got motivated, left the housework til later (actually it's still waiting for me to attend to), and got cutting and sewing, and voila - before I knew it, the vision was a reality!!! Here's Matilda modelling the shorts, complete with stained leggings (it's getting cold here, and the first day of winter has arrived bring with it rain and general coldness...) and classic model look :)
So let us know what you think of the pattern. I'm liking the contrasting fabrics, and am looking forward to making more of these (interspersed with the boys clothes we are mainly be planning on doing).
Would your little girl wear these shorts?
I'm in love with this pattern and with Saffron Craig's fabric also - a local Australian designer - woohoo! If you haven't seen her stuff before, head on over and check out her page.
So all in all, I'm pretty happy with the way the shorts have turned out. I guess that means I should get off the computer and start cleaning the chaos :) Or maybe I'll start thinking of my next project... Maternity clothes for me, quilt backing, boy's shorts, hats, bags..... The list goes on. I must stop and do something productive :)
Til next time, farewell and take care