Summer Wardrobe: City Gym Shorts for All Ages

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I spend all day every day poking around the crafty internet, looking for great projects to share with you guys, and it’s pretty darn rare that I come across something that makes me stop right in the middle of writing a post to download a pattern and raid my fabric stash. But, I’m so excited about these cute, comfy-looking city gym shorts from Corinne’s Thread on The Purl Bee, that I’m tempted to ignore the rest of today’s work so I can spend the afternoon sewing instead.


I’ve always been more of a skirt girl than a shorts girl, but the city gym shorts look like just the thing for running errands, taking my afternoon walks, or even sleeping.

The Purl Bee’s post includes a downloadable pattern in both kids’ and women’s sizes, just in case you and your little ones want to be all matchy-matchy.

Ready to start sewing? Click here to see the full how-to.

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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