Boys Summer Shorts Sewing Project - McCalls 6873

Summer is fast approaching.  These lightweight cotton shorts that are super easy to pull up and down.  They are big enough to protect delicate skin from the sun, perfect for playing outside.  There's no need to worry about mess as they're super easy to wash and quick to dry.

You can buy these shorts from my NuMonday shop or see below for the materials you'll need to make your own:

Tools and Materials:
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Fabric pieces cut out and ready to sew.

Inside leg seams.

Centre seam.

Side seams.

Finish raw edges with an overlocker.

Press hems and waistband.

Make a loop of elastic.

Stitch the waistband with the elastic trapped inside.
Sew hems with a twin needle.

Even out the elastic waistband.

And here's the back of the shorts.
You can buy these shorts from my NuMonday shop or see below for the materials you'll need to make your own:
Tools and Materials:
I earn a small commission when products are purchased through the links I post here (at no additional cost to you). 
 
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