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40 mins

A cute, quick way to update a pair of shorts.
I saw shorts like these in a store in China Town a couple of months back, and have wanted to DIY them ever since. Now that I'm officially on uni holidays, I finally have the chance to do some sewing!

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  • How to make a pair of patched shorts. Diy Appliqué On High Waisted Shorts - Step 1
    Step 1

    1. Cut out two shapes (I did love hearts) from your patterned fabric. Use a stencil like I did, or fold the fabric over itself and cut the shapes out together in order to get the exact same shape for both sides.

  • How to make a pair of patched shorts. Diy Appliqué On High Waisted Shorts - Step 2
    Step 2

    Now you have two identical shapes on your square of fabric.

  • How to make a pair of patched shorts. Diy Appliqué On High Waisted Shorts - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut the shapes out from your fabric, and place them onto the shorts wherever you would like them to sit.

  • How to make a pair of patched shorts. Diy Appliqué On High Waisted Shorts - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pin the shapes onto your shorts.

  • How to make a pair of patched shorts. Diy Appliqué On High Waisted Shorts - Step 5
    Step 5

    Using a zigzag stitch on your sewing machine...

  • How to make a pair of patched shorts. Diy Appliqué On High Waisted Shorts - Step 6
    Step 6

    ...sew onto the edges of the shape, all the way around (and make sure you are not also sewing the front and back of the shorts together!)

  • How to make a pair of patched shorts. Diy Appliqué On High Waisted Shorts - Step 7
    Step 7

    You are done! Go you!

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Elibelle
Elibelle
where do you get the shorts?
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