what does every little boy need for summer?

lil man loves pockets

a good pair of SHORTS!

lil man saw this dino fabric and begged me make him ‘small pants’ {aka shorts} with it. they turned out super duper cute! bright colors and dinosaurs, you can’t go wrong in lil man’s book!

lil man is a huge on pockets, so i added 2 front pockets for him to stash his treasures in. the first time he put the shorts on, his hands went immediately to the pockets!

and of course, being able to move around and explore is a must for any shorts for my little guy!

this is lil man "smiling" for the camera!

i’ll be sharing the tutorial for these adorable boy shorts probably on friday, if things goes as planned….


Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 1

    Love that fabric! Can’t wait to see the tute!!!

  2. 2

    Yee-haw! I get seriously bummed about how few cute boy projects are out there. Looking forward to this tutorial, so I can whip up cuteness for my two. The pockets are an excellent idea. :)

  3. 3

    Those are adorable! I tried to make shorts once and the pattern I used was really tedious, so I never made them again! I can’t wait for your tutorial!

  4. 4

    So cute! Can’t wait for that tutorial!!!

  5. 5

    Those are so stinkin’ cute! I love the dino-pirnt! My hubby loves shorts with lots of pockets, maybe I’ll make him some after you post the tute :)

  6. 6
    Ruth K

    Can’t wait. Want to make some for my nephew.

  7. 7

    Please please please share! I have 2 boys who need shorts, and I have plenty of boy fabric to make them!

  8. 9

    Love them! My little boy is close to same age I think and I am dying to make him some cute things for summer! Thanks! Can’t wait for the tutorial!

  9. 10

    I recently saw that dino fabric and when I opened your post, I said “oooh the dino fabric!” :)

  10. 11

    Those shorts are adorable as it lil man!!