Simplicity Pattern 8651 - Learn to Sew Paper Bag Shorts
Learn to make your first pair of shorts with this great beginner-level pattern from Simplicity.
With a drawstring waist for an easy fit = no need to tackle inserting a zip (yet!). In this pattern you'll learn to:
- Sew a side seam pocket
- Sew a button hole
- Make a tassel
- Topstitch a hem
- Make an elastic casing
Shorts are a good place to continue your sewing journey - you don't need too much fabric and once you've made shorts; trousers will be easy!
Available in sizes 6-18 (all sizes in one envelope)
Sewing level: Beginner
Fabric suggestions: Cotton poplin, chambray, linen & linen blends, lightweight twill