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Turn any old sweater into a japanese schoolgirl uniform (;
This was very fun to make... and I loved the results, especially the back! Pretty soon I'll have a closet full of these :)

Posted by Judy from Berkeley, California, United States • Published See Judy's 31 projects »
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  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find a sweater you'd like to modify, and another one for the trim (or you can use fabric)

  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 2
    Step 2

    I cut off the neck tie part of the white sweater to use it later.

  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 3
    Step 3

    I created a pattern for the sailor collar and drew it on newspaper. Each sweater is different, so you will need to make adjustments that fit the sweater.

  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 4
    Step 4

    I traced the pattern onto the white sweater and made the collar. This piece has two layers, so I turned it inside out and pressed it.

  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Add some trim to the collar using the ribbon.

  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew the collar onto the sweater.

  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Make sure it lines up with the front and the back. You may need to do some more pressing.

  • How to make a collared top. Sailor Sweater Remake - Step 8
    Step 8

    I used the piece I cut from before and tied into a bow. I attached it to the sweater by hand sewing.

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Jess W.
Jess W.
It doesn't look hard.
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PinkWeeds
PinkWeeds · Omaha, Nebraska, US · 207 projects
very cute!
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