Make Over a Denim Jacket
Beginner | 30 min 27 sec
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Sturdy denim is a fabulous fabric for DIY projects because it’s easy to cut and embellish just the way you like. Expert sewing instructor and fashion blogger Lesley Ware teaches you how to embellish a denim jacket to match your style and challenges you to try a totally new look. Let your creative spirit free by adding patches and covering the back of a jacket with fun fabric shapes.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Denim jacket
  • Patches
  • Scissors
  • Trim
  • Hand-sewing needle or a sewing machine and coordinating thread
  • Pins
  • Pencil
  • Buttons and/or beads
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Optional: fabric markers
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Learn how to:
  • Customize a denim jacket
  • Sew on patches
  • Cover the back of a jacket with fabric shapes

What you'll get:
  • Instructions on how to sew a zippered makeup bag
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Lesley Ware
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Jenn N
This was a really good class. I think it could have either been a bit longer or the camera work could have been cut some places to allow for more time for showing how to attach the metal pieces and the finishing portion of the collar trim. I think this class is a good jumping off point for customizing some fashion but would have loved to see some other examples of jackets she has made with things other than patches. Maybe the tshirt back like she talked about, or painting, or something like that.
More than 3 months ago
LaVisa Mosley
Lesley was very knowledgeable and creative. She explained things very well. A very pleasant voice and didn't rush through the tutorial.
More than 3 months ago
Qash Qai
Looks cool and fab!!!!
More than 3 months ago