Ruthie Reviews: Simplicity 1430 Shorts Pattern

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Simplicity 1430 in Keepsake Calico

 

S1430 FrontS1430 Back

Plenty of ease.

Plenty of ease.

 

Simplicity 1430, View D, size 12, no alterations.

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8 Responses to Ruthie Reviews: Simplicity 1430 Shorts Pattern

  1. Nakisha says:

    I’m getting ready to make these and I do not like to muslin! 🙂

    Can you tell me what your hip measurement is, compared to the size you cut?? I’m deciding between a 16 and 18. Thanks!

    • Ruthie says:

      Hi, Nakisha. I’m not much of a muslin-maker either. I checked the envelope and this pattern has four inches of ease for any size. I went down a size because 2 inches of ease is plenty for me. Really, your call.

      • Nakisha says:

        I went with the 18 and ended up taking 3/4″ side seams and they are still a tad loose… 🙂 But they are really nice shorts!

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  3. Ebi Poweigha says:

    Great video review!

  4. Thanks Ruthie, your review has been very helpful. I’ve looked at that fabric in brosn for another project but what a great idea for these shorts.

    • Ruthie says:

      Hi Mahlica. Yeah, so after making those shorts, I learned that calico was for quilting. Haha. No regrets, though. I’m waiting for another big sale to get some more for the pants. Thanks for adding to the dialogue!

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