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Add an Alice in Wonderland twist to a basic blazer
Turn a basic thrift store blazer into an Alice In Wonderland inspired outfit for Valentine's Day!

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  • How to make a jacket / coat. Wonderland Jacket Makeover - Step 2
    Step 1

    Black and white striped fabric
    Sewing machine
    Thrift store blazer
    Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paints (Flamingo Pink and Cotton ball)
    DecoArt Glamour Dust
    E-6000 Fabri-Fuse
    2 yards pink ribbon
    Sequin trim

  • Step 2

    Watch the video tutorial here:

  • How to make a jacket / coat. Wonderland Jacket Makeover - Step 3
    Step 3

    1. & 2. Trace a large heart on the center of the jacket back and paint it white
    3. When dry, edge with Fabri-Fuse and glue on sequin trim
    4. Fill in with DecoArt Glamour Dust to add some sparkle
    5. Draw two small hearts on the front hem and paint white and then pink
    6. Paint with Glamour Dust and then glue sequin trim around the edges
    7. Cut two pieces of striped fabric that are 31" x 8"
    8. & 9. Stitch the 8" sides to create two tubes
    10. Hem one side of each tube by turning 1/4" twice
    11. Gather the raw edge of each tube by pushing the fabric under the presser foot
    12. Pin the gathered edge to the end of the cuff as shown and stitch around using 1/2" seam allowance
    13. Cut 4 pieces of 30" x 3" fabric strips
    14. & 15. Hem each side by turning the edges 1/4" twice
    16. Gather the hemmed strips under the presser foot while stitching down the center to create ruffles
    17. & 18. Glue around the collar with Fabri-Fuse and then pin in place while the ruffles dry

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