Esther Shorts - This classic, vintage-style short pattern is high waisted and features flattering side seams that sit away from the hip. Finished with a side invisible zipper and narrow waistband, this pattern is super-simple to sew. The Esther Shorts are ideal made up in linen,cotton, wool or silk.
Recommended fabrics: non-stretch wovens such as medium-heavy weight linen, wool faille, wool crepe, polyester or viscose blend crepe, heavy drapey silks and medium weight denim.
Sizes included: (AUS sizing) 6-16
Bust Waist Hip
6. 81cm 69cm 91cm
8. 86cm 74cm 96cm
10. 91cm 79cm 101cm
12. 96cm 84cm 106cm
14. 101cm 89cm 111cm
16. 106cm 94cm 116cm
112cm wide fabrics, 0.9 - 1.05m
140cm wide fabrics, 0.7-0.85m
Recommended fabrics: linen, cotton, wool, silk etc.
Notions: thread, 20cm invisible zipper, 1 x 15mm button, interfacing, Vilene tear-away
Finished length of Esther Shorts: (from side seam) e.g. Size 10 – 39cm or 15” Note: You can lengthen or shorten this short at the hem.
Finished Width around Short leg: (at hem) e.g. Size 10 - 64.5cm or 25"
Seam Allowance: seam allowances are included and are in imperial (inches) not metric (centimetres).
Sewing level: suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced sewers.