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Friday, July 9, 2010

Hot Pantsit

Today's post is about shorts. I made the baby and the plaid top, too, but today we'll look at the shorts which are from the same pattern as the capri pants I made earlier (Ottobre 2-2002-40). I have that magazine issue in Finnish and its humorous name for these shorts is "Hot Pantsit". I used some leftover fabric to eke the shorts out of, and since I couldn't add length I used a hem facing instead of turning up a hem for fear they really would be short enough to warrant being called hot pants. They're not so short after all, though.


The fabric is a tight-weave inflexible stuff. It's very smooth, almost like raincoat material. It's not a twill weave, but I have no idea what else to call it.





We're about to go out shopping and I'm sporting the Swedish clog/sandals I bought last fall at a Scandinavian festival in North Carolina. They are Ugglebo clogs from JanSwede, the US distributor. I don't know exactly why, but the style I chose was brand new and the guy gave me a significant deal on them. Phew! Anyway, I love these shoes because, contrary to what you might think, wood and leather is extremely comfortable AND easy to walk in.













3 comments:

  1. well it's all just... awesomeness.

    (and "I made the baby and the plaid top, too" is my favorite quote of the day)

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  2. Like your pantsit. Hey at least they didn't put an "h" in there by mistake. I really must subscribe to some more magazines - the styles are so much more current and interesting than the big 4.

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  3. I love the shorts...just hot enough at that length! I had my eye on some Swedish Hasbeens...some idea, wood and leather, as you say aparantly very comfy. I never got them though!

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