Denim Shorts & Skirt

Denim Shorts & Skirt
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WHAT YOU NEED FOR SHORTS:

• Pair of white cotton rugby shorts
• Fluro orange fabric dye
• Green, black and light blue textile paint
• Paint brush
• Clear vinegar
• Disposable gloves
• Bucket
• Newspaper


STEPS FOR SHORTS:

• Dye shorts in orange fluro die in big bucket of cold water – follow instructions on packet. Hang out to dry.
• Once the dye is almost dry you can start on the splattering effect. For this you’ll need textile dye or textile paint.
• Lay your shorts on a flat area covered with newspaper.
• The next bits are up to your imagination! Freestyle your way through splattering your shorts with your colours, you can flick, splatter, dab and pour it on!
• Wait until the shorts are completely dry. Don’t stress if the paint is on too thick as it’ll dissolve off when you rinse them.
• Once they have dried you can rinse them off or pop them in the washing machine.


WHAT YOU NEED FOR SHORTS:

• Long denim skirt
• Matching thread (strong)
• Good scissors
• Good needle
• Extra denim


STEPS FOR SKIRT:


• Put skirt on and mark where you want it to be.
• Measure and carefully cut off bottom.
• Zigzag stitch a hem around bottom of skirt- approximately 1cm from the edge then zigzag around offcut.
• Flip offcut over and pin in a ruffle shape to skirt.
• Pin on second denim ruffle then turn skirt inside out and sew on.

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