No. 3041

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Pattern Description

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


Sizes and Supplies

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.

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Download Information

16 pages


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Techniques and customization ideas for your Harrington

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

How to sew drawstrings.

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