Lazy Saturdays

upcycled thursdays: jacket makeover

I swear it’s the same jacket!
Let me tell you how I did it…
First I dyed my jacket with iDye Poly. {It’s the first time I’ve used this type of dye. Not sure if I love it yet. I bought a couple more packages. I’ll give you a verdict later.}
After I dyed it, I sewed ribbon on the front and the back.
Thats it! Aside from the dying process (which I did during an episode of Project Runway), it only took me 30 minutes to complete.
Easy breezy. I’m seriously digging the retro feel of it.

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Kate says:

Very cool! I'm diggin the retro vibe, too!

katherine says:

LOVE it! you are seriously so adorable.

Van @ The Clothes We Wear says:

It feels retro, but totally fresh. Thank you for showing us how easy it is to turn something old into new.

Loren says:

Cute jacket! I've used the poly dye a couple times, I've discovered it can do some pretty awesome things to certain types of plastic too. (Since polyester is basically plastic) I managed to dye a pair of glasses pink once.

TriSarahTops013 says:

Is it like a fake leather jacket? It's hard to tell from the picture what kind of material it is.

Krista says:

Great question TriSarahTops013! It's made from a poly/cotton blend. Mostly polyester.

And Lauren! Thanks for the plastic idea!!! I often dye weird things for my trashion dresses, and your tip will come in suuuuuuper handy!

Erica says:

Agreed, the retro feel is fantastic! I think the ribbons are my favorite part. Great upcycle!

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Amm and Tam says:

I want those boots.

Pranita Kocharekar says:

How are you so adorably cute ? :)

Mrs. Dork says:

My jaw quite literally dropped when I saw the before and after pics. That does not even look like the same jacket! Your DIY is incredible!

The Jones says:

Soooooooo excited I stumbled across your blog, it's fantastic! These past couple posts especially…I want to find a sweater to cut up and make fun things out of :)

<3 Cambria

Sherri says:

WOW! What an amazing transformation! I LOVE it! I admire your craftiness.

sherri from SHERRI AMOUR

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