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Sew with Me: Sassy Print Shorts

Hey Loves!

This week a had a great surprise in the mail, All You magazine.  I would have never purchased a subscription to this magazine, but I'm glad it was offered when I made my last shoe purchase from JustFab.  The magazine is full of information of the modern mom.  I have read the two issues I received about 7 times. But, this post isn't about the magazine per se.  It's about the inspiration I received from the magazine.

All You - Issue 7, July 2015

Cute, huh! I was so excited because I knew I had the perfect printed fabric for some really cute shorts.  I also had the perfect place to wear them, my nephew's 18th birthday party. It feels like only yesterday he was 10.   I looked through my patterns for a cute pair of shorts and decided on View C of Simplicity 1887.
Fabric: From my stash; purchased at Hancock's - Pattern: Joann's
After a lot of work, here's what I came up with.
Glasses: Zenni Optical - Shirt: Old from Walmart - Shorts: DIY - Shoes: Bellana from JustFab - Jewelry: Old 
If you want to add printed shorts to your closet, this is a great pattern to try.  You can check my review on patternreview.com. For those of you that don't sew, you can contact me or check these these out:

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Until next time, Smooches!

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