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DIY Denim Jacket Restyle with Scarf Sleeves Tutorial from Always Rooney here. I’m posting this because I recently got a question about how to refashion a denim jacket with the sleeves cut off here.
Do you have any ideas for things to do to a denim jacket? I’ve already cut off the sleeves
truebluemeandyou: Go to truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/jacket and on page 1 and 2 I’ve posted vests with inserted sweater sleeves and on page 3 there is a restyled jacket with leather sleeves. There is also a cool button back (skull) denim jacket tutorial here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/post/10640376036/diy-embellished-skull-button-back-jean-jacket-tutorial
What are your suggestions?
callasoreon answered: You can make really cool designs with safety pins!
truebluemeandyou; I have two safety pin tutorials with a crown here and the other with wings here.
inspirationrealisation answered: knitted sleeves or use the sleeves of a sweater or a sweatshirt!
whaddaworm answered: you can add patches to it, like these http://www.iamvibes.co.uk/products
truebluemeandyou: you can also get different looks if you don’t want to embroider or use patches with iron on tee shirt paper.
wittywallflower answered: Are we still doing the ombré thing? Could dip dye or bleach it
Truebluemeandyou: I’m still seeing lots of dyed/ombre denim. You can check my blog out here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/bleach and truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/dye
rainbowelbows said: I love cutting out the back and replacing it with lace, or adding lace detailing on the pockets. (See the A Beautiful Mess denim shirt tutorial.)
jessicariddle answered: bleach it ! or just the top or bottom half far a gradient affect.
eleanorisabel answered: I added pom pom trim to mine - it was really quick and easy
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DIY Easy Faux Fur Vest with Shawl Collar Tutorial from La Vie en Rose here. This is so simple (after Auna figured it out of course!) and there are easy to understand patterns and pictures of how to make this really versatile vest. There are also really good tips on what weight and drape of faux fur to buy and what not to do from her experience.
DIY Doctor Who Sweatshirt to Vest Refashion from La Vie en Rose here. Lots of DIY ideas and tutorials in one post: how to make a sweatshirt to a hooded vest, stenciling, and adding a patch with clock charms. I know Auna loves Doctor Who and Downton Abbey. You can check out her glitter sweatshirt “Free Bates” I posted here.