These shorts are a real TNT. It's the Burda Ruby shorts that I downloaded free many years ago, pre blog days, in fact. The fabric is the same. It's a lovely soft stretch sateen that is leftover from a dress I made to wear to a wedding many years ago. As I've been slowly packing I keep coming across things that might work for my SWAP, so this keeps with my stashbusting challenge. The buttons and thread were from stash, too, so these are free.
The mirror shots are a little dark but they do fit me, despite the odd wrinkles. It's hard to photograph yourself in a mirror.
Here they are on the floor and below you can see the cute little bound pocket on the front. This pocket is the perfect size for an ipod or mobile phone, so these make great walking shorts for me.
I managed to find a lovely piece of chocolate silk chiffon at a very reasonable price. Some moron working in Spotlight had clearly mislabelled it but I wasn't going to point it out to them. I want to make a top to go with these shorts as well as the snake print pants from last time.
If these shorts make it into my SWAP that means I'm five garments down and six to go. With my move date uncertain, I may find it hard to finish this year but I'm going to persist until the day I drive away from here.