How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts - 30 Photos

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts

In this post you you do not have a pattern of shorts. Here are only some steps how to sew women's summer shorts. The version with full illustrated instructions (more than 70 photos) and printed sewing pattern (pdf) you can get for a fee (5$).
I hope you want to sew this summer shorts yourself and these free tips help you to sew DIY summer shorts from scratch? Let's do it!
Here you find 30 photos with pro comments how to sew women's jersey shorts. Using this tutorial you will be able to sew children's shorts.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 1

The pattern of shorts you will receive in pdf format after payment on your e-mail. Second file pdf has full tutorial with steps of sewing a shorts. For reading these file you need download special program Acrobat Reader (free).

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 2

Using these photos you can understand how to draft the pattern a shorts.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 3

Here are parts of pocket lining.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 4

For jersey shorts most often make a shirred waist with elastic band.
Cut these details before sewing. One big strip is for the waist band.
Two small facing strips will be used for the binding the pockets holes and two strips of slightly longer - for the hemming a bottom of pants.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 5

Start sewing a summer shorts with preparation a waistband. Fold the waist strip and press it.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 6

Now place the lining to the hole the pocket shorts on wrong side a fabric, as shown.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 7

Join all parts of the pocket together and pin the binding strip to the edge a hole.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 8

Neaten with overlock all edges, if you don't have and overlock, simply pass a zig-zag stitch with your sewing machine.
Note: Don't stitch these details together with straight stitches.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 9

Press binding strips on right side.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 10

Join two parts of lining with the serger seam only.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 11

Now the pocket of jersey shorts is ready.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 12

It is time to sew together both sides of shorts.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 13

Don't stitch the middle seam with straight stitches. Use overlock or zig-zag stitch sewing machines.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 14

Now you need to join both halves of trousers from the navel to the back.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 15

These jersey summer shorts are best to sew using overlock.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 16

Now you need attach the waistband to the top line of shorts.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 17

Fold the strip and press, as shown.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 18

Now we can add a waist band to the shorts.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 19

Circle the band around the waist, and select the appropriate tension. Mark this position with pencil. Don't forget add seam allowances.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 20

Stitch together both sides of an elastic strip, as shown.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 21

Divide the waistband and elastic strip into four equal parts.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 22

Insert the elastic into the waistband as shown.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 23

Pin these points.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 24

The needle not should pierce the rubber band is inside the belt.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 25

Cut the fabric along the seam as shown.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 26

Divide the waistband into four equal segments.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 27

Divide the waistline a shorts also into four equal segments.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 28

Now you need add the waistband to the shorts along the waistline together.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 29

Note: These jersey summer shorts are best to sew using overlock. Don't stitch this seam with straight stitches. Use overlock or zig-zag stitch sewing machines (in the last resort).

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 30

The summer women's short is ready and now is the time to do the bottom hem.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 31

Fold strips together and press as shown.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 32

Two binding strips for the hemming a bottom pants are ready.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 33

Pin the edges of strip a bottom together using basting stitches. If you have some skills can use only pins.

How to Make Jersey Womens Shorts, step 34

This is last step of sewing a summer jersey shorts.

In this post you do not have a pattern of shorts. Here are only some steps how to sew women's summer shorts. The version with full illustrated instructions (more than 70 photos) and printed sewing pattern (pdf) you can get for a fee (5$).

English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
E-mail for sending is on the contact page.

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