Say hellllloooo to these retro beauties: the Venice Beach Shorts! Whether you're on the actual beach, roller skating the boardwalk, shooting goals on the field or running the trails, this pattern is sure to please anyone with it's unique binding design and curves. It's available in sizes B-M and was drafted for a feminine fit. Choose between a contour or elastic waistband, pockets or no pockets, and 3 different inseam lengths.
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Grey/white pair is 290 ABP from Bow Button Fabric and white is cotton lycra from fabric fairy
Light grey/ white mesh pair: stretch woven and stretch mesh from Greenstyle Sewing forms pair: Supplex from Sew Fit Fabric and ABP from Zenith and Quasar.
All white binding is cotton lycra from The Fabric Fairy
Red: chito sante (local fabric shop!)
White: compression tricot from Halo Fabric
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Pink/Grey - main is Brazilian NS from Surge
Sewing Notions are CFT from Kiss My Stash with cords of FT and DBP from Surge
Main fabric is french terry from Jumping June Textiles and the binding is CL from Dark Matter Fabric
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Black/White: Black Linen Look French Terry from BTF (main), White Linen Look Bamboo from BTF (binding)
Pink/Lace: Hot Pink Supplex from Phee Fabrics (main), Kaleidoscope Lace Athletic Knit from Blended Thread Fabrics (binding/inset panel)
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First Pair: French terry for the main and inset and cotton lycra for the binding and waistband, all from Blended Thread Fabrics
Second pair: All 3 fabrics are cotton lycra from Blended Thread Fabrics.
Black animal print: supplex from stash
Tan print pair is Reaction athletic knit from The Fabric Fairy
Grey pair is BCLFT, also from The Fabric Fairy,
Red pair is CLFT from Surge
Brown and black cotton lycra - Brown from GStreet, black probably from EFF
Charcoal and cranberry pairs are mystery athletic or swim from Gstreet,
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Hot pink supplex fron Phee Fabrics. Gray athletic from Joann.
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ABP from Surge Fabrics
Athletic knit from Sew Dynamic Fabrics
Animal print is FT from Whiskey Tango Fabrics.
The stripes are AK or Swim from SSE.
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Coral used for waistbands on both pairs, the main on the coral pair, and side inserts on the purple pair is ABP from Zenith and Quasar.
Purple stars and the cheetah side inserts used for the coral pair are from Threaded Candy Custom Fabrics.
Pink/white pair is C/L FT and lightweight C/L jersey binding
Geometric kaleidoscope is athletic fabric from Sosewenglish with supplex binding.
Polka dot fabric is textured fabric from Walmart mystery bundles and supplex binding.
Disney knit is custom, supplex binding.
Green palm pair: butter athletic with swim lining binding. All fabric from Halo Fabric Addicts.
Leopard and binding is perfotek maxdri.
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Purple is "Energize" from Blue Moon Fabric
Kettlebell is supplex from Sew Fit Fabrics
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Supplex from Zenith & Quasar
Stable reversible performance fabric from SSE for the main and some random unidentified fabrics for side panel and binding
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Rose gold is stretch velvet from Hobby Lobby and the silver was dance spandex from stash.
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Floral is athletic from Bow Button Fabrics with Scrappy Doo from Fishmans Fabrics.
Funky and stripes are from the styled magnolia.
Green flight supplex from Greenstyle with black CL for binding and side inserts
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Performance cotton lycra from Joanns
Body of the shorts are Greenstyle Dritex, side panels are supplex and the red insert trim is heavy supplex from Z&Q.
Green is athletic knit from Belnded Thread Fabrics
Rainbow cloud is athletic, violet is dritex both from Bow Button Fabrics
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Purple - supplex from The Styled Magnolia, binding - performance active wear from LA Finch fabrics
Grey shorts - athletic jersey from Joann’s, binding: poly spandex from knitpop
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Stretch woven from Fabric Fairy,
Knit from Sew Dynamic Fabrics
Black and white pair: CL from Made Whimsy
Green pair is french terry from Wherehouse Fabric Dallas
Blue pair is stretch woven from fabric fair
Floral pair is cotton Lycra from made whimsy fabric
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ABP from The Styled Magnolia
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Black with neon yellow is Zenith and Quasar
Floral French terry is hobby lobby with Phee fabric trim
Gretchen woven grey with rose is from Fabric Fairy
Floral is Raspberry Creek Fabrics cotton lycra
Leaves are Raspberry Creek Fabrics french terry, binding is tricot from Surge Fabrics
Heathered blue is 265gsm/heavy ABP, dark grey is supplex, insert is board short. All from Zenith & Quasar.
French terry from either Surge or Sincerely Rylee
That's all for now friends! If you see these amazing testers in the group, give them a shout out. And don't forget to grab your copy of the pattern here!