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23/05/2013 at 16:56
The girls keep eyeing up jean shorts at £30 a pop because they've got a bit of bling or lace on them.
I thought they could do some craft over the half term & do it themselves. What do I need in terms of glue? We have a Hobbycraft or a Sew Crafty shop near us which I'm hoping will sell the jewels.
(CW Lauren is more than welcome to do some when she's with us - should keep them all out of trouble)
23/05/2013 at 17:02
You'd want fabric glue which Hobbycraft does - www.hobbycraft.co.uk/.../567235-1000
23/05/2013 at 17:10
Oh she would love that - they want fabric glue. I will have a look though and see if I have any old Lacy tops they could cut up. My friends daughter bleached her jean shorts and they did look good I must admit
23/05/2013 at 17:11
Awesome, fankoo very muchly.
Neen I'm gonna buy them a few pairs from Primark, or somewhere and just let them get on with it. What's the deal with bleaching, rubber bands tied in areas and dip in household bleach?
23/05/2013 at 17:12
yep thats it, there are how to videos on You Tube, just tell them to do it out the garden in a bucket!
23/05/2013 at 17:13
the whole short or just the rubber band area? K probably knows more than me cos of the tie dye she's been doing.
23/05/2013 at 17:26
Can I come? Sounds fun and I'm the least crafty person ever
23/05/2013 at 17:27
Is tye dye back in fashion???
I might even check out a few charity shops see if i can find some lace
23/05/2013 at 17:31
You got a local haberdashery? They often do end of roll/off cuts for pennies.
23/05/2013 at 17:33
Yep tie dye is BIG AK - I hate it!
We have a Sew Crafty shop, she sells wool and zips and stuff. I'll pop in and see what she has
23/05/2013 at 17:38
Do they want blue denim shorts, or coloured? Could get cold water dye for after they have been bleached??
Old beads and buttons always come in handy too.
23/05/2013 at 17:42
Yeah blue denim, but acid wash. They love ones like these:
23/05/2013 at 17:43
23/05/2013 at 17:57
Blimey, can see why you're customising. Those are expensive for what they are.
You can get a tool that "jabs" studs/jewels through fabric. I got one from Hobbycraft, might be worth checking to see if they still do it. Will hold better than glue.
23/05/2013 at 18:11
My point exactly they are just dyed shorts. I've got two lots to buy of everything so am praying good old primark have something we can customise.
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