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Topic: my lovely vest NOW WITH TUTE!!!  (Read 41748 times)
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« on: June 08, 2008 12:10:06 PM »

well I've been very busy lately...got a job as a traditional dance teacher at local school..well I'm on my semester break now..i study in music's education ..ha ha enough babbling  Grin

my aunt gave me a new pair of jeans but it turns out 4 size bigger than mine.. but i like the fabric..so i made a cute vest from the pants legs .. and here it is

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i wore it once to work and my students keep asking me where did i buy it heheh Grin

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ohhh before i totally forgot about it..this is the jeans before i turn it into the vest heheh





well.. as i promised you guys here is the tute!!!



1- cut off both of the jeans's legs


2-Then rip the seam on one side of the pants leg and you will get the results as on the pic. repeat the same process on the other one.    


3- decide how long you want the vest to be and drew a curvy line as shown on the pic. cut off the orange part ( i coloured it orange to make it easier for you to understand )


4-after u finish the 3rd process , you'll get the result as shown on pic.Repeat the same process on the other pant's leg.


5-now you take both piece and top stitch on the A to A part , then top stitch on the B to B part.when you finish the process , top stitch a ribbon to the C part ( decide the measure of the ribbons to your desired lenght).


6- and wallaaaa here you got a lovely denim vest to suit your style...you can put a dart on the front of the vest if you like. Grin



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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2008 01:26:57 PM »

That's crazy cute!
I want one!
But... I could settle for a tute...  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2008 01:30:23 PM »

i'll add the tute later k..i promise  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2008 03:09:13 PM »

I LOVE it!  and it looks like something even I could handle sewing!  Please let me know when you post the tute!
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« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2008 05:27:35 PM »

Super cute! I'd buy that in a heart-beat.
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« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2008 07:21:59 PM »

Can't wait for the tute!!!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2008 07:31:46 PM »

woow that looks really good!!
and i'm not a vest kinda girl
you look amazing, is very flattering Wink
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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2008 10:02:36 AM »

Thanks for that great tut! The vest looks lovely. When I find a trouser which I can cut up, I'll definitely give it a try.
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my_butterfly
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2008 01:27:26 PM »

hehee ..post it ok.. i'd love to see it Grin
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« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2008 03:58:30 PM »

great idea! It looks really cute on you
I'm not much for denim vests myself, but this could definitely be done with other fabric pants as well!
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