Adorable shorts; your girls will love these! These super cute shorts are easy to sew and can be made in a variety of fabrics. The shorts feature a frill around the leg and an elastic pull-on waist with an optional tie belt. The frill can be finished with a plain rolled hem or babylock edging if you have a machine that can do this; alternately a lace edging or fancy machine embroidery stitch can be used. The shorts are designed to finish at upper thigh length. PDF SEWING PATTERN: the pattern can be printed on a desk top printer using 8.5"x 11" / A4 size paper or Letter size if you are in the USA. The pattern file includes a very detailed sewing tutorial with step by step photos. The computer made digital pattern comes as a color coded, full size range nest with seam allowances included. Instructions for printing and assembling the pattern are included. All seam allowances and cutting instructions are marked on the pattern pieces. It's best to use the sewing tutorial on your computer so you can zoom the photos. Print out only the pattern pages. Be sure to read the printing & assembling instructions first, they are on the Test Square page and the Layout Plan page in this file. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Experience: suitable for the novice seamstress with some experience: only plain sewing skills required; being able to use a hemming foot would be helpful. Careful attention to correct seam allowances and neatness is important. Follow the sewing tutorial closely to get a perfect finish. If you do not have a serger /overlocker use the zigzag stitch on your mach SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sizes: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, --- to fit children 2 to 12 years. A size chart in centimetres and inches is included and also a finished length measurement chart.