Child/Teen Lou Shorts

Fibre Mood


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Buy the child/teen Lou Shorts sewing pattern from Fibre Mood. Meet the cutest shorts your little ones have ever worn! Make these unisex shorts with an elastic waist, bias finish hemline, side slits, with or without flounces. Whatever you decide, you’ll have this project whipped up in a flash. For the ultimate seventies vibe, switch the bias tape out for contrasting piping.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Lou works great in all kinds of fabric, from jersey to wovens and from drapey to more structured fabrics. Cotton, viscose, crepe, sponge or terrycloth, linen, French Terry and more – the sky’s the limit.

Fabric requirements: 110 cm wide fabric: 55 – 85 cm (43″ wide fabric 1/2 – 1 yd) // 140 cm wide fabric: 35 – 80 cm (55″ wide fabric 1/2 – 3/4 yd).

Sizing: Children’s, 2 – 14 years. Please check the designer’s size chart and pattern measurements.

Notions: Thread, elastic (4 cm – 1 3/5“) 50 cm – 64 cm (0.55 – 0.7 yd), bias tape: 96 cm – 1.20 cm (1.05 – 1.31 yd).

PDF pattern includes: Step-by-step illustrated instructions; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (11 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (1 sheets).

Note: Seam allowances are included in this pattern.

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Additional information


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Rayon / Viscose / Crepe, Jersey / Knits / Scuba, Linen

Make time

Half a day

Sewing level

Absolute Beginner

PDF Printing

11 pages

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£5.00)

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