How to Embellish Denim Shorts With Gem and Flower Trim

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

While a plain pair of denim shorts is versatile and easy to wear, try embellishing it with gems and flower-shaped lace trim. This no-sew project can be personalized to fit your taste, style and wardrobe and takes under an hour to make!

Things You'll Need

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

  • Denim shorts
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Flower lace trim (at least 2 yards)
  • Flat back gems

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

Cut the flower lace trim into several rows. Each row should be long enough to fit the width of one leg of the denim shorts.

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

Repeat for the other leg.

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

Working one flower at a time, apply fabric glue to the back of the trim.

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

Use your fingers to gently press the trim down to secure it.

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

Add more fabric glue to any petals that don't lie flat. Let the glue dry completely.

How to Embellish Denim Shorts with Gems and Flower Tr

Glue gems to the center of selected flowers.