Banded Mini Shorts Sewing Pattern

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Don’t settle for off-the-rack shorts when you can create your own stylish pair with our Banded Shorts sewing pattern 🧵Get ready to unleash your creativity and elevate your wardrobe to a whole new level! Dive into the world of DIY fashion with our fabulous Banded Shorts sewing pattern! Perfect for all skill levels, this pattern is your ticket to creating chic and trendy shorts that are as comfortable as they are fashionable 🏈🏐 This sewing pattern for Banded Mini Shorts would look great with the colors of your favorite sports team. Once you’ve mastered the basics, feel free to get creative! 💯 Experiment with different fabrics, add pockets, or even embellish with fun trims and accents. The possibilities are endless! The hip band and leg band size is notated in the sewing pattern. No pattern piece is available.

  • Includes sizes XS-L
  • One coverage option, hip hugger cut
  • Formatted to print on US letter (8.5 x 11)
  • Test square in US 2 x 2 inch and Metric unit 5.08 cm
  • Pattern is color coded per size so you can make YOUR custom size
This is a DIGITAL product, available for instant download immediately after purchase. Due to the nature of this product, returns, exchanges, and refunds are not permitted.

What You Will Need

  • 1/2 yard of 2 or 4 way stretch fabric
  • Optional front lining with the same stretch
  • Matching Thread
  • Home sewing machine with a stretch stitch
  • Overlock machine / zig-zag stitch on a regular sewing machine

Pattern Assembly

  1. Serger stitch or straight stitch the back seam of  (2) with right sides facing each other
  2. Pin the optional lining t0 the inside of shorts front (1) The lining should have the same stretch as the fabric you choose for (1) This will make it easier to work with
  3. Overlock together both sides of optional lining and front (1) to back (2)
  4.  Serger stitch or straight stitch the crotch of shorts (1) & (2) together
  5. Sew both short sides of the  4” wide waistband front and back (3) together with right sides of fabric together using a serger or straight stitch
  6. Fold the 4” waistband (3) in half the long way  (measurements are listed on sewing pattern)
  7. Pin the folded band seams (3) to the right side of fabric of  (1) & (2) side seams
  8. Sew the waistband (3) raw edge to raw edge of the shorts (1) & (2) with the seam on the right side of the fabric. Using a stretch stitch (overlock machine is recommended) Pull on the waistband  as you sew. The waistband will be smaller than the upper short
  9. You can finish the waistband serger stitch by sewing over it with a cover stitch or zigzag stitch for a more finished look (this is an optional step)
  10. Sew short ends of both 2” wide leg bands (4) together separately with right sides of fabric together using a serger or straight stitch
  11. Fold both the 2” leg bands (4) in half the long way to create two folded circles (measurements are listed on sewing pattern)
  12. Pin both the folded leg band seams (4) to the right side of fabric of  (1) & (2) leg hole seams
  13. Sew both leg hole bands (4) raw edge to raw edge of the shorts (1) & (2)  leg holes on the right side of fabric. Using a stretch stitch (overlock machine is recommended) Pull slightly on both leg bands as you sew to make sure it lines up with the upper shorts of (1) & (2)
  14. You can finish the leg hole serger stitch by sewing over it with a cover stitch or zigzag stitch for a more finished look (this is an optional step)
  • Quicky Tutorial coming soon!

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