DIY & Design: lace trimmed shorts

Mar 21, 2012

I may or may not have an obsession with lace right now.
That being said, what could be better than adding lace to an article of clothing you already have?
It is an instant way to add femininity to your outfit without spending much at all.

 Lace trimmed shorts tutorial {no sew}: 
(so easy my 11 month old could do it. almost)

Supplies- no sew hemming tape found at Michael's  (I got the iron on kind, but you can get any kind you like), lace trim found at Hobby Lobby & a simple pair of old shorts

Total cost: $6

The simple steps:

1. measure + cut two pieces of hemming tape and lace trim to fit all the way around the leg openings of the shorts
2. turn the shorts inside out, place the hemming tape in between the shorts and the lace + iron the lace to the shorts (make sure the hemming tape has bonded with the lace and shorts before you continue on)

Yes, it really is that easy.

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  1. Is there anything that doesn't look good on you.
    Well done.

  2. Cute idea & it looks so easy! Thanks for sharing! New follower & I just love your blog! :)

  3. Cute! I may have to freshen up an old pair for summer!

  4. I agree with Marie comment- everything looks amazing on you!!!

  5. Camille, this idea is so adorable! I'm always looking for new ways to step outside the boundaries of my sweats :)

  6. AHHH! between those awesome bracelets you posted last week, and these shorts...i'm swooning. you have the most unique and fun ideas! i so want to make these. it's amazing what a difference it makes.
    such a sweet look with the belt and shirt <3

    thank you so much for your supportive and thoughtful words, camille! it means so much to me. i truly appreciate it <3

    hugs to you!

  7. cute!


  8. i love these! what a great idea!!


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