Movies in the Park Shorts by Dixie DIY

Mid-rise shorts with bias binding trim on hem and sides. This pattern has front pockets, back darts, and button closures on both legs.

Pattern: Movies in the Park Shorts
Designer: Dixie DIY
Categories: Shorts
Difficulty: Intermediate
Recommended Fabrics: Chambray, Corduroy, Denim, Linen, Leather, Poplin, Twill, Wool
required fabric: 7/8 to 13/8 yards
Sizes: XS - XL
Digital Sewing Pattern$8.00
Digital Sewing Pattern$8.00


A good pair of shorts is essential for hot summer months, and this pattern takes the current standby up a notch. Buttons run down each side seam and contrasting bias binding finishes the hem and sides of these shorts, making this pattern totally customizable. You can bet you'll catch us wearing these shorts everywhere, not just at Movie in the Park night.

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Pattern Details

Intended Paper Size: Letter (8.5in x 11in)
Number of Files Included: 1
Total Number of Pages: 16
Copy Shop Version Included: No
Pattern uses layers to select size: No

Pattern Size Chart (inches)

Waist24 1/226 1/2283032
Hips353738 1/24042

Finished Garment Measurements (inches)

High Hip (4 in above hip)313334 1/23638
Hips384041 1/24345

Fabric Required (yards)

45" wide fabric1 1/81 1/81 1/41 1/41 3/8
60" wide fabric 7/8 7/811 1/81 1/8
Fusible Interfacing 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2 1/2

Recommended Fabrics

  • Chambray
  • Corduroy
  • Denim
  • Linen
  • Leather
  • Poplin
  • Twill
  • Wool

Required Sewing Techniques

Required Tools

  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Pins
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric Scissors

Optional Tools

  • Rotary Cutter and Mat
  • Seam Gauge

Required Supplies

  • Buttons
  • Thread

Additional Notes

This 16-page PDF download includes all pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions with illustrations. Please Note: The bottom three buttons on both legs are non functioning.