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make some shorties for your girl
You will need the Scientific Seamstress Perfectly Preppy Skort Pattern to make these shorties

https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/129166694/girls-skirt-pattern-with-skort-and?ref=shop_home_active_11

Posted by JeanineThomlinson from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada • Published See JeanineThomlinson's 8 projects »
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  • How to sew baby trousers. Shelling Shorties - Step 1
    Step 1

    this is how easy it is.... Take the bloomers pattern, do not overlap shaded bits - it needs the little extra width for these and then tape the yoke to the bloomer bottoms.

  • How to sew baby trousers. Shelling Shorties - Step 2
    Step 2

    u'll sew them up as described for sewing the shorts. then decide where you want the elastic front gathering to be. I ironed a crease so it would be easy to see and mark.

  • How to sew baby trousers. Shelling Shorties - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then I grabbed a ruler and marked how high I wanted the elastic to go. Cheeks is in 2T size and I went up 4.5inches. or just under half way.

  • How to sew baby trousers. Shelling Shorties - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then cut a piece of elastic the at max stretch is the length of your line. and pin at the top and at the bottom. Then you simply sew on the line and keep the elastic stretched as you go.

  • How to sew baby trousers. Shelling Shorties - Step 5
    Step 5

    I added little bows to the front at the top of the gathering. you don;t have to, I just thought it was cute.

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