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Harrington

No. 3041

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The Harrington shorts take inspiration from vintage swimwear. These simple shorts can be made in nylon fabric as swim trunks or woven linen or cotton for a casual daytime look. Harrington features wide elastic waistband accompanied by a drawstring for maximum comfort, and mesh lined pockets.

Also pictured: Eugene shirt

Seamwork Issue 20

Beginner

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).

XS - 2XL

All-purpose polyester sewing thread, 2 1/2 yards of drawstring, two yards of 2" wide elastic, two eyelets, one bodkin or safety pin, 3/8 yard of polyester mesh lining.

Men's swimsuit material such as poly/nylon blends.

XS - 2XL

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16 pages

Print-at-home files, copy shop files, and instructions. See contents file in download for detailed descriptions.

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Free Member Bonus
Harrington Bonus

The Harrington shorts are perfect for long hikes that end in swimming hole dips, and river floating excursions. These trunks are packed full of practical details like mesh lined in seam pockets, a wide elastic waistband, and drawstring for maximum comfort.

With this member exclusive, download a bonus patch pocket with flap to add to Harringtons list of utilitarian assets.

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Resources

Techniques and customization ideas for your Harrington

Create In-Seam Pockets

Learn 3 different in-seam pockets that can be added to any side seam.
A Guide to Drawstrings

How to sew drawstrings.
Harrington Bonus Variation

Seamwork members can download pattern pieces to add a patch pocket to the Harrington shorts.