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Upcycled Clipper Shorts

 

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Jennuine Design just released the Clipper Shorts Pattern and I got to test it!  The pattern has lots of options, including 2 lengths, a few fly options, and a pieced leg option or plain leg with no piecing!  After I made my muslin and the fit was awesome, I knew I wanted to make the pieced leg option with a lot of top-stitching!

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For fabric, I used my husbands favorite pants that had completely ripped all down the back and he finally got rid of them (I snatched them up, though ;-))  Since these are pieced, they are perfect for upcycling…since the pants were ripped and had a lot of cargo pockets, I don’t think I could have gotten the non-pieced version to fit.

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The shorts have an optional welt pocket included.  I chose to make just 1, but you could also make 2!

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Lucy loved that these shorts were made from her Daddy’s pants, she asked me to wash them quick and she wore them again as soon as I washed them next!

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She also loves her Schooner Tee (blogged here) and her Calla Lily Crop Top (blogged here)

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Grab the pattern while it’s on sale!

Clipper Shorts Pattern

Schooner Tee & Dress Pattern (also on sale!)

Calla Lily Crop Top Pattern

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