Saved My Shorts
I have a favorite pair of khaki shorts. But they have bleach stains on them. I wore them anyway. Then, the bleach stains started turning into holes. I wore them anyway. But then the holes got bigger and I had to figure out some sort of rescue mission for them.
Here's my solution. Unfortunately, I failed to take before pictures....
I used Fancy Pants chipboard paisley shapes to trace a design on the shorts, cut out the design, pinned a piece of fabric to the inside, did a quick baste stitch around the design to keep it in place and then went back and hand stitched a brown border with a backstitch (I think that's the right term). It took a while to hand stitch them all, but I like the end result.
Now I gotta figure out what I'll do when the bleach stains on the other leg turn into holes...there in a less "normal" spot to put a design. Hmm...
ps...Ayla was my helper for the top photo. She pressed the shutter button to start the self timer, so the camera would focus correctly. She's a tiny pro.
2 comments so far:
That's a great design! When is your clothing line coming out?
Looks like you used a zigzag on the sewing machine. It would have gone a lot faster if you'd been able to do that. Look great!
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