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Home made Shoulder Pads
I need shoulder pads for my blazer. I found this video tutorial on another site, tried to do it and came out great. So, I am sharing this DIY tutorial in this site. My own version of shoulder pads.

Posted by Gigi from Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman • Published See Gigi's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 1
    Step 1

    We will use a fleece fabric. You can also use any thick but soft fabric for your project.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut our 6 pcs of 7x7 inches fabric.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut the square fabric into halves.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 4
    Step 4

    Put 6pcs of fabric on top of each other leaving at least 0.5cm allowance from each other as illustrated. Do this also on the other 6pcs half.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut out the pads as to your desired shoulder length.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 6
    Step 6

    Make basting stitch to make sure the pieces stays on place.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 7
    Step 7

    Get the extra fabric for our pads' cover. Cut out in a way that the pads are secured inside the cover.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 8
    Step 8

    At this stage, your project should look like this.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 9
    Step 9

    You can leave the triangular shape or you can make it round edges, depending on your preference.

  • How to make a shoulder pad. Diy Shoulder Pad - Step 10
    Step 10

    On your sewing machine, run the pads using the zigzag stitch or any edging stitch you prefer. Viola! Your own shoulder pads!

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