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Breezy shorts x Topstitch vest x Box sleeves


// A0 and A4 PDF sewing patterns for BREEZY shorts, TOPSTITCH vest and BOX sleeves//

In this bundle you will get the full look with one click; Patterns for the BREEZY shorts, the TOPSTITCH vest and BOX sleeves.

The BREEZY shorts is the perfect combination of comfort and style. With their loose and comfortable fit, these shorts are ideal for everyday wear. They feature a waistband with adjustable ties, allowing for a customized fit. Additionally, the shorts is equipped with two front pockets and two back pockets. The pattern offers two different length; the long version reaches the middle of the thigh and the short version is 11 cm shorter.

The TOPSTITCH  vest features a trendy drop shoulder and two big pockets on the front, making it both stylish and functional. We have added snap fasteners to the plackets. The BOX sleeve has lots of volume and a wide cuff and complements the boxy look of the TOPSTITCH vest perfectly.

Purchase includes
// Digital patterns for the three patterns in A0 and A4 to be printed out (incl. print overview). A4 prints fit US letter size (8.5 x 11 inches) due to the margins in the A4 document. Simply set your print settings to scale the file at 100%. This has been tested successfully with US customers.

// Detailed and easy to follow visual manuals (in Danish and English) that will take you through all the steps including video guides

// Your patterns will come in all sizes from XXS-XXL. We recommend that you download Adobe Acrobat Reader which will allow you to select the size/sizes you need and turn off the sizes you do not need before printing

// Print overview and lay plans on how to place the pattern pieces on the fabric

Which size will fit me?
The pattern comes with all sizes from XXS-XXL.  The most important measurement is the hip. See more about finding the right size here. The models in the photos are approx. 178 cm and they are both wearing a size S.

Final garment measurements for the BREEZY shorts (cm)
XXS: Waistband: 87, Hip: 101, Outer seam long: 41, Outer seam short: 30
Waistband: 91, Hip: 105, Outer seam long: 41, Outer seam short: 30
Waistband: 95, Hip: 109, Outer seam long: 42, Outer seam short: 31
Waistband: 103, Hip: 116, Outer seam long: 43, Outer seam short: 32
Waistband: 111, Hip: 125, Outer seam long: 44, Outer seam short: 33
Waistband: 120, Hip: 135, Outer seam long: 45, Outer seam short: 34
 Waistband: 132, Hip: 146, Outer seam long: 46, Outer seam short: 35

How much fabric is needed?
For fabric widths of 145 cm:

Long version (incl. back pockets):
XXS: 75 cm
XS-S: 110 cm
M-L: 115 cm
XL-XXL: 145 cm

Short version (incl. back pockets):
XXS: 65 cm
XS-S: 85 cm
M-L: 95 cm
XL-XXL: 120 cm

Front pocket lining fabric:
XXS-XXL: 35 cm

Ties/cotton cord:
XXS-S: 165 cm
M-L: 190 cm
XL-XXL: 210 cm

Please note; if you want to make your own ties you have to add 30 cm to the total fabric usage.

What fabric should I use for the BREEZY shorts?
The pattern is made for woven fabrics. If you are in doubt about which fabric to choose, then fabrics such as cotton twill, linen and taslan works well for these shorts. For the front pockets, a thin cotton canvas or other lining fabric will work well for these shorts.

Final garment measurements for the TOPSTITCH VEST
Bust: 92, Waist: 89, Length: 53
XS: Bust: 98, Waist: 94, Length: 54
S: Bust: 105, Waist: 101, Length: 56
M: Bust: 111, Waist: 107, Length: 58
L: Bust: 118, Waist: 114, Length: 61
XL: Bust: 124, Waist: 120, Length: 63
XXL: Bust: 131, Waist: 127, Length: 65

How much fabric is needed for the TOPSTITCH VEST?
For fabric widths of 145 cm:

XXS-S: 105 cm
M-L: 120 cm
XL-XXL: 135 cm

How much fabric do you need for the BOX sleeve?
With 140 cm fabric width:

XXS-S: approx. 115 cm
M-XXL: approx. 125 cm

What fabric should I use for the TOPSTITCH vest with BOX sleeves?
The patterns are made primarily for woven fabrics. Avoid fabrics that falls too softly. If you are in doubt about which fabric to choose denim or canvas all works well for this vest. If you want to transform the style into a shirt we will recommend you to use linen.

Materials needed

Sewing machine
Fabric for front pockets
Thread in matching color
Elastic band (3.5 cm width)
Elastic cord (optional)
2 cord stoppers (optional)
Tailor's Chalk
Glue or tape
Snap fasteners
Interfacing for the facing
An iron
(…and a seam ripper)