THE KAYA SHORTS | Sewing pattern

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Sporty shorts pattern for sewing. With sweatpants sewing tutorial.

With the shorts pattern you can sew shorts from sweat fabric.

Project duration: about 4 hours

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Stay cool, even when the temperatures rise: With this casual womens shorts pattern, you are perfectly prepared for summer. Whether you’re jogging, doing yoga or simply relaxing in the park – this shorts pattern will quickly become an unreplaceable part of your DIY summer wardrobe.

If you are a sewing beginner and want to sew yourself a cool pair of high waist sweat shorts, the Kaya sweat shorts pattern is perfect for you: thanks to the comfortable elastic waistband, the shorts sewing pattern is quick to make and particularly easy to sew. A side slit makes the design of this womens shorts pattern perfect and gives the sweat shorts pattern a sporty touch.

Never sewn with a training pants pattern before? Don’t worry: the detailed sewing instruction explain everything you need to know and you can sew along. If you would like to know in advance what steps are required to sew high waisted shorts pattern, take a look at the blog post on How to sew elastic band.

You want the perfect fit?

Did you know? We offer all JULIANA MARTEJEVS sewing patterns in collaboration with our partner Picknsew® also made-to-measure. It’s as simple as that: Order the “customized to your measurements” option, measure yourself after ordering and send us your complete measurements. Your individual sewing pattern is then made. You will receive it within 1 week of ordering either as paper pattern via mail or as a digital PDF pattern via email. This means you can sew without worrying that your garment won’t fit as expected in the end.


  • shorts sewing pattern in German and English (in sizes XS-XXXL or customised to your measurements, either as a paper pattern or as a PDF download in DIN A4 and US Letter)
  • ebook including material details, lay plan and styling suggestions
  • Written, illustrated sewing instructions in German, English and French
  • detailed sewing tutorial (German with English and French subtitles)

Required materials

  • sweat fabric with a width of 1.45m (1 3/5yd): XS-M: 0.95m (1 1/8yd) | L-XXXL: 1.05m (1 1/6yd)
  • 3cm (1 in) wide elastic: your own waist circumference – 4cm (1 3/5in)
  • sewing thread
  • sewing machine with jersey sewing needle suitable for the fabric thickness
    We use a GOTS-certified French terry made from 95% cotton and 5% elastane with a weight of 250g/sqm for The Kaya Shorts pattern.

Size chart

Find the perfect size for you simply by using our size chart. Measure your chest, waist and hip circumference and check the chart to see which size most closely matches your own measurements.

The Kaya Shorts pattern has a negative ease of about 3cm (1 3/16 in) around the waist and a positive ease of about 8cm (3 in) around the hip. For reference, our model Valeria is 176cm (5′ 8″) tall and wears size S.

Measurements in cm







82 86 90 96 102 108 116

62 66 70 76 82 88 96

90 94 98 104 110 116 122

Video tutorial

Use the video sewing instructions to the pattern and sew along step by step with Juliana. If you’ve never sewn before, watch the sewing machine basics video tutorial first. There you will learn about the components of a sewing machine and how to sew your first seam.


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XS-XXXL, Customized to your measurements (powered by Picknsew®)

Pattern type

PDF download, Paper sewing pattern

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