Gymnastics shorts

Miss A is a budding gymnast (if enthusiasm counts for anything, she’d be at the top of the class!) and she is very pleased with her new gym shorts.

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I used Carolina Fair Designs’ free Jazz Shorts pattern.  I made size 4, which matched her waist measurement, and they fit perfectly.  Yes, Miss A is very petite for her age.

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The black fabric is a viscose/elastane jersey from The Cloth Shop and the sparkly stripey waistband is swimsuit material from Rathdowne Fabrics. There is no elastic in these shorts.  The swimsuit band keeps them up!

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These shorts are a super fast sew and have been very well received.  Each weekday Miss A comes home from school, takes off her uniform, changes into her gym clothes and starts practicing.  Ready, set… cartwheel.

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Pattern:  Jazz Shorts (sizes 2 – 12) by Carolina Fair Designs – It’s FREE !!
Size:  Size 4
Fabric:  Black viscose/elastane jersey from The Cloth Shop & the sparkly stripey waistband (swimsuit material) is from Rathdowne Fabrics
Alterations:  None

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