Yellow Shorts and Striped Gray Scarf

Yellow Shorts and Striped Gray Scarf

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Additional Information



  • 1-1/2 yds. fabric
  • 1-1/2 yds. fabric lining
  • 1/4 yd. fabric (Cuff)
  • 1 package slide hook & eye
  • Zipper
  • Coordinating thread
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & pressing surface
  • Sewing machine


Seam allowances 5/8" RS=Right Sides Together WS=Wrong Sides Together

Cutting : Use pattern M6756 and Cuff: Cut (2) 25-1/4"x 3".

Flower 1 Scalloped Edges

1. Make 5/8 narrow hem on lining front & back
2. Pin lining front and back to WS of front and back self, make sure raw edges are even. Baste into place.
3. Pin waistband lining to WS of self-waistband and baste into place.
4. Stitch dart in front. Press toward center. Stitch dark in back and press toward center back.
5. Stitch front sections together at center from between square and notch. Machine baste above square. Follow zipper instructions and stitch zipper into garment.
Stitch front and back together at inner leg edges.
6. Stitch remainder of crotch seam to notch in front. Stitch again at 1/4" along curve and trim allowance.
7. Stitch on pocket section to front and back at each side in 1/4" seam. Stitch front and back together at sides, leaving open between circles. Stitch pocket edges together to side seam. Turn pockets toward front and press. Baste upper edge in place.
8. Fold Cuff WS together and press. Stitch side seam together at 5/8". Trim and press open. Pin cuff RS together at hem of leg opening, matching outside seam with cuff seam. Stitch together at 5/8" and fold over press. Stitch around top of cuff right below seam at 1/4" Repeat step on other cuff.
9. Place interfacing to WS of right and left waistband and iron into place. Stitch right waistband and left together at center back. Stitch remaining right waistband lining and left linking sections together at center back. Turn in seam allowance on lower edge of waistband lining. Press.
10. With right sides together, pin linking to waistband. Stitch ends and upper edge. Trim. Turn waistband and press.
11. Pin waistband to upper edge of shorts, matching center/side seams. Baste into place and then stitch, trim allowance and press seam toward waistband. Slipstitch pressed edge over seam and extension edges together. Sew hook and eye closure to waistband.

Gray Stripe Infinity Scarf


  • 2 yard of knit fabric
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • Serger (optional)
  • Iron & pressing surface


1. Trim away one selvedge edge then cut a 16" wide strip by 72" strip along the length of the piece at the trimmed edge. With right sides together, fold the scarf in half with long sides together. Serge or sew the fabric together along the non-folded edge, to create a tube of fabric.
2. Turn the tube right side out.
3. Fold unfinished edge opening in as if hemming the fabric. Place raw edge inside the other end. Pin in place.
4. Sew a straight stitch, press scarf.