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Thrift Store Blazer Makeover
Turn a basic blazer into a couture runway piece worthy of Paris fashion week!

Posted by Mark Montano Published See Mark Montano's 279 projects »
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  • How to make a jacket / coat. Thrift Store Blazer Makeover - Step 2
    Step 1

    Stuff You'll Need
    Thrift Store Blazer
    E-6000 Fabri-Fuse
    Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint
    Muslin (or thin cotton fabric)
    2 yards fabric to match your blazer
    Ruler
    Marking pencil
    Butcher paper
    Scissors and pins

  • How to make a jacket / coat. Thrift Store Blazer Makeover - Step 3
    Step 2

    Fold a 20" x 20" piece of paper on the diagonal
    Create a 17" curve as shown
    Cut the pattern in muslin for the sleeve
    Place the pattern on folded muslin and cut it to create the peplum
    *You're doubling the pattern to create a peplum
    Pin the pieces on the jacket to make sure they work and trim if necessary
    Place the muslin on the black fabric and cut 2 sleeves and one peplum
    Trace a leaf pattern in vertical lines on each piece
    Zigzag over the traced leaves with Allure Metallic Jade
    Create the leaf veins with Allure Glitter Green Spark
    When dry cut around the leave shapes
    Pin and glue (or stitch) to the jacket using E-6000 Fabri-Fuse OR a sewing machine

  • Step 3

    See the video tutorial here:

  • How to make a jacket / coat. Thrift Store Blazer Makeover - Step 4
    Step 4

    One last look!

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Cas H.
Cas H. · Chester, England, GB
cool, though I might be tempted to sew the peplum and sleeves onto the blazer
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Garret C.
Garret C. · Melbourne, Victoria, AU
nice
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