DIY High Waisted Shorts Tutorial [VIDEO]: Celebrate the 4th of July with American Flag Shorts

The 4th of July is just around the corner and what better way to showcase your patriotic side then to wear some American flag attire when celebrating our nation's Independence Day.

High waisted shorts are always in style especially during the summer, so why not put a spin on the vintage trend and dress them up with the American flag.

Now of course you can go to a retail store and spend your hard earned cash on a pair of shorts or you can make your very own!

In the do it yourself video found below YouTube personality, The Notorious K.I.A, takes you step by step on how to perfect the shorts.

First you will need a pair of high waist shorts and a large American flag. You will also need fabric glue and a needle and thread if you want your shorts to remain intact throughout various washes.

To start off cut out the part of the flag that contains the stars and then cut out a chunk of the red and white stripes.

Now that you have your two flag pieces on one side of the shorts you are going to use the fabric glue to trace around the front of the shorts. Make sure not to get the glue on the seam you want it to be at least 1 centimeter away from it.

After tracing the glue simply take your choice of flag or stripes as is and smooth it across the shorts from there cut out the excess material and make it neat.

Follow these steps for the other side of the shorts as well. Kia notes that although your shorts may not come out perfect, fashion is not perfect, if it was there would be no inspiration for people to create things.

Check out the DIY American flag High waisted shorts tutorial below and let us know what you think.

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