How to Sew Shorts

How to Sew Shorts
How to Sew Shorts
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Shopping for shorts can be so frustrating, so why not create a comfy pair that's custom-made to fit you? Our video for How to Sew Shorts is a step-by-step tutorial for how to create some light-weight shorts using a commercial pattern. These DIY shorts are made with knit fabric, so they're perfect for spring, summer, or lounging. This tutorial for how to make shorts also uses a double needle for sewing your knit fabric, and shows you the steps for how to thread and sew with your double needle as well. If you're searching for the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe, or are new to sewing with knit fabric, don't miss this easy-to-follow sewing video.

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I'll try to explain what I'm seeing. You showed sewing the curved seam from the top all the way down to be bottom on the front 2 pieces and then the back two pieces. Then you showed sewing the side seams and then the waist for elastic but that would now be open in the crotch so it would be like a skirt. Where are you attaching the front and back to form legs? hope this clarified my previous comment. Thanks again.

Hi thank you for the video. I'm a little confused if you wouldn't mind explaining when do you attach the seam between the legs? you are showing to sew the curved seams down but when do they get attached to form legs? hope you can understand what I'm asking. Thanking you in advance.


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