I feel like I hit the jackpot. Free fabric and shorts she will wear. The width is so oversized I used a straight stitch on the hem and waistband. The whole thing, including drafting the pattern, took less than two hours. Lazy seamstress that I am, the level of complication figures heavily into my perception of the finished product.
They are just perfect, (perfect I tell you!) for this little dolman sweater I've been working on. This is just a sneak peak, I am writing up the pattern for vacation knitting.