I have never made my own gear and despite the abundance of shorts that are available none seem to fit my needs/wants being tall/skinny. I know a very good seamstress that is willing to make me some shorts but was unaware of what material to use of even wear to get it. I wanted the fabric to be relatively light weight however fairly durable, but won't be doing much if any off trail activities. What are most of the light shorts made out of today and where is a place I can score some.
Any help, ideas, or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.