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Dorian

No. 3134

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The Dorian shorts have a few details that make them stand apart. The waistband has elastic on the sides to cinch at your waist. It's finished with a button and our easy-to-sew zipper method. The shorts have a relaxed fit with inset pockets that create a unique silhouette, perfect for tucking in your favorite tee or blouse.

Choose medium-weight wovens like twill, denim, or linen, and feel free to pick a fun contrasting fabric for the pocket lining.

Also pictured: The Orlando T-shirt

Seamwork Issue 67

Beginner Intermediate

Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).

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All-purpose polyester sewing thread, sewing machine needle, zipper foot, 3/8 yards (.3 meters) of fusible lightweight interfacing, metal/coil zipper (sizes 0 - 6: 5" (13 cm), 8 - 26: 7" (18 cm)), 1 jeans button or 5/8" (15 mm) button, 3/4 yards (.7 meters) of 1"(2.5 cm) braided elastic, optional: large safety pin, topstitching needle, topstitching thread.

Medium weight woven fabrics such as twill, denim, linen, and linen blends.

1/2 yard (.5 meters) of lightweight woven fabric for the pocket bag lining, such as poplin, batiste, quilting cotton, or lawn.

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Misses and Curvy print-at-home files, Misses and Curvy copy shop files. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Free Member Bonus
Dorian Bonus

The member bonus for the Dorian shorts turns them into pants! These pants have all the same features as the Dorian shorts, and they crop around the ankles.

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Dorian

Bonus Pattern

The member bonus variation for Dorian turns the shorts into pants.
Perfect Topstitching

Tips and tricks for perfect topstitching.
Pants Fitting Basics

How to combine intuitive and technical fitting for pants.