Oh, that Heidi! She’s a marvel!
She makes the most delicious patterns.
Hot on the heels of the fabulous Ruffle Top pattern, today she’s launching the much anticipated Bubble Pocket Shorts pattern.
I was delighted to be asked to participate in pattern testing them. Lucky me!
They are too adorable for words. I just know this will be my go-to pattern for the summer.
These shorts are a joy to make – simple and straightforward to sew. The pattern is beautifully drafted and the PDF is so well tiled. The pattern pieces tape together perfectly and in a jiffy.
You can go from inbox to completed in a gentle afternoon’s sewing. With tea breaks.
Heidi’s instructions are a joy! Clear, detailed and beautifully illustrated with step-by-step photographs. She holds your hand every step of the way. I would recommend this pattern to any confident beginner. The Sailor version might need a bit more experience, but the Classic version, shown here, are really not at all difficult…if you can sew straight lines and insert elastic, I promise you that you can make these shorts.
One word of warning, though…when you do make them you’ll have no end of trouble getting your little fashionista to take them off. We nearly had tears, she loves them so much.
And you’ll have to make her a matching ruffle top tunic too! More of that when I can convince madam to partake in a photoshoot (stroppy little minx!).
But I can deal with that…and I recommend you dash off now and get your copy. New shorts for the weekend, anybody?
Jane G said:
She’s a professional,lol. Lovely shorts,all we need now is some warm weather
Nice weather would be great!
Eeek, that kid is SOOOO adorable. And you can see the beginnings of kid legs (vs baby legs). That’s such a cute developmental moment. They’re like gazelles at that age. Now, the shorts are also the cutest and extremely practical.
She’s growing waaaaaaay too fast! She’s all long limbs at the moment even though she’s still short for her age. We’re going to be beating boys off with a stick before long. I love these shorts – cute and modest….perfect.
So darn cute!
Girl and shorts? 😉
Oh those shorts… The fabric… The model… All adorable! 🙂 I like pdf patterns, but have yet to do one that fit together perfectly, so that’s saying a lot!
I know how you feel…this one was brilliant. I’ve already pulled two more pieces of fabric for 2 more pairs. Sigh!
Clipped Curves said:
They’re very cute – much like your model! Now, if only I had a lil’un to make clothes for.
Thank you! She does “work” it! 😉
Chica Andaluza said:
She’s a natural and I love her top too – did you make that?
She does love the camera…such a little poser! And, yes, I did make the top too…:-)
Oh the cuteness! Just picked up the pattern, I’m super excited to sew it up, even if she won’t be wearing them for weeks around here yet 🙂
I suspect you will love them too! We’ve finally got some sun, but who knows how long it will last…. 😉
Anne W said:
How cute are these?!?! I need someone small to make them for, they’re adorable!
I can’t argue…I love these shorts!
Calico Stretch said:
Oh look at your little lady …. I don’t blame her for not wanting to take the shorts off. Nope. Don’t blame her at all. In fact, they’d be fine for PJs right? Right? LOL
Sssssh! Don’t tell her that! 😉 I love her in shorts…she’s all legs at the moment.
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