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Pattern Reviews> Marfy> 1668 (shorts)

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Posted on:11/8/10 7:23 PM
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yorkshire lass said... (3/3/11 7:25 AM) Reply
Really lovely shorts. The pockets are cute.
Fictionfan said... (3/3/11 1:05 AM) Reply
I found a photo of the original S/S 2008 catalog that I tried to link for your review. I don't know if it will work. The first drawing has the zippers in red, so it may be helpful to you with regard to the pocket puzzle if you make these again. Your shorts must be a size 46, since the pattern only comes in 42-44-46. They don't look snug at all! Quite flattering in fact, even without the final waist closure. I agree about the converting to a contour waistband. Some of Marfy patterns have contour waistbands, others don't. I suspect the straight band is quicker to draft. Lovely linen, beautiful outfit, I wish we had such nice outdoor views in November!
Annette1 said... (11/9/10 11:22 PM) Reply
What a STYLISH and COMFORTABLE pair of shorts! I can only DREAM of looking so nice in shorts -- ha! SUPER cute!
Red Curtain said... (11/9/10 11:36 AM) Reply
You did a great job on these shorts. Love the fabric choice for them.
nicegirl said... (11/9/10 11:22 AM) Reply
The lowered zipper pocket is very intriguing--I haven't seen anything like that. Nice job on these flattering shorts.
arianamaniacs said... (11/9/10 2:22 AM) Reply
Marfy's business model astounds me every time. Sell unmarked pattern pieces (not inexpensively I might add) and don't tell anyone how to put it together. It's a pattern! It's a puzzle! No, it's marfy shorts! Yours are really cute though =)
marec said... (11/9/10 0:52 AM) Reply
This is a terrific outfit and the shorts fit so well. I love them-especially the zippered pocket, which is a sweet detail.
Miranda said... (11/8/10 11:08 PM) Reply
The shorts look great! I love your zippered welt pockets - thank you for the tutorial.
twelvedresses said... (11/8/10 10:43 PM) Reply
Cute shorts! They look like they fit so well.
1SewSweet said... (11/8/10 10:02 PM) Reply
These are really cute shorts. Really like the zippered welt pockets!
Christas said... (11/8/10 8:23 PM) Reply
Duplicate post.
Christas said... (11/8/10 8:22 PM) Reply
Very cute shorts!
Re Becca said... (11/8/10 8:15 PM) Reply
I think that they are super cute! I love the square pockets
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