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Topic: American Flag Inspired Shorts Tutorial (first post ever)!  (Read 3820 times)
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« on: July 07, 2013 03:56:37 PM »

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Hi everyone! I initially assembled this tutorial to share on my blog, but I stumbled upon this website and thought that maybe it would be a neat thing to share here too. I hope this is the right place to put it?

http://dressuponacloudyday.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/DIY-Patriotic-Shorts-Tutorial6.jpg

Sorry for the really long picture :O

I've always thought that flag shorts are really neat, and I had initially thought about making a pair by bleaching stars and stripes onto them, but after bleaching a pair of jeans and realizing the effort and time it requires I decided to go with stenciling instead. I used freezer paper and initally was worried that it would leak underneath because denim's more textured, but it came out pretty well I think. I made them for the 4th of July, but I feel like they're going to get a lot more wear than just that one day Smiley. If you'd like more details regarding the tutorial check out this post: http://dressuponacloudyday.com/2013/07/04/american-flag-inspired-shorts-tutorial/ , and if you'd like to see more pictures of the shorts in action you can go here: http://dressuponacloudyday.com/2013/07/07/dressing-up-for-july-4th/
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liliv-1
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2013 06:14:33 AM »

This is cool:) Thank you for the tutorial!
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dressuponacloudyday
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2013 02:03:09 PM »

Thanks Liliv!
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« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2013 04:10:40 PM »

These are so festive! They'll be cute all summer long, not just on the 4th. Thanks for sharing your tutorial. I look forward to seeing more of your projects!
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« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2013 12:42:57 PM »

They look great! Captain America:ish, maybe ?
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2014 03:02:00 AM »

Love these and such a clever idea. Thank you for sharing! Smiley
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