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A simple tutorial for High Waist Retro Shorts
For the modernly retro girl in your life! These shorts are comfortable and flattering, and super easy to make! Lots of room for unique twists of your own!

Posted by Olivia G. Published
  • How to make shorts. Retro  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Trace a pair of your favorite shorts.
    I had to adjust the waistline to my natural waist line since I used a pair of normal ride shorts.
    Make allowance for waistline, and hemline seams.

  • How to make shorts. Retro  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pin to Retro fabric, making sure to keep lines running vertical.
    Cut 2 of each side.

  • How to make shorts. Retro  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew side seams together, and crotch line.
    Hem leg holes.
    Sew in a hidden zipper! (First time for me, dont judge)
    And here comes the tricky part, hemming the waist line. Depending on your body type, you might have to add some small darts as you fold the raw edge over.
    Your turn! Enjoy and make it your own!

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