I disappeared for a little while after that updates post, but here's what I've been working on!
The first on my long list of summer DIY's- floral shorts.
I USED AN old pair of cutoff shorts, sewing material (needle, thread, scissors), and enough printed fabric to cover half the shorts and the butt pocket. The end result: thread weaved in a million different directions, mom's fabric from the 90's put to good use, feeling slightly more domestic.
This was the first time in YEARS I've picked up a needle and thread so the fact that I kept these cutoffs in one piece without sewing the front and back together is good enough for me.
1) Grab a pair of old shorts that need a little revamp and some fabric you have lying around (check the parent's closet for the best prints)
2) Trace the shape of your desired piece(s) of fabric with a pen and cut it out
3) Pin the cut fabric shorts so it doesn't move, and start sewing!
Such simple instructions... but I pretty much just experimented by eye so all I can say is have fun and if it's unwearable no harm done, maybe it'll morph into something else!
Hitting up Valencia for a little bargain hunting and lunch with mom, then heading over to win's for swimming/juicing aka movie fest.
And tomorrow is the free Ed Sheeran/ Sara Bareilles concert here in SF *-*
Have a great weekend!