A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 311,856
Currently Running With Scissors:
280 Guests and 2 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Simple refashion - The lying denim jacket!  (Read 4130 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: June 01, 2009 11:29:41 PM »

A friend of mine regularly goes to the St. Vincent de Paul Society's monthly bag-sales. You get a garbage bag worth of clothes for ten bucks. Which is why I don't go Tongue Anywho, she offered me a jacket that turned out to be too small for her:

As you can see, it is very stylish from the front! But what's with those weird shoulder pleats?!? My shoulders don't slope AT ALL! This jacket is LYING!

So I took out my trusty stitch-ripper and had at those evil lying little shoulder pleats:

AH! Much better! Now I have nicely exagerated square shoulders without an interuption in the line of my bone structure Cheesy Still have to toss it in the wash, as you can see the marks from where the stitches used to be. All in all, not bad for free!

« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2009 11:47:24 PM »

Such a simple Recon, but totally effective! And so cute!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1390
Joined: 15-Jan-2007

I've kissed alot of frogs - only found 1 prince

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2009 01:43:28 AM »

super cute and such a dramatic difference a little change made

life is what you make it - make it art & make it beautiful
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2009 10:34:50 AM »

What in the world were the jacket's designers thinking?  LOL

What a wonderful way to save such an otherwise lovely jacket!  I'll have to keep that in mind next time I find a jacket with wonky shoulders on my Smiley

You did a lovely job!

« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2009 04:14:13 AM »

oh that looks great! I am hopeless with adjusting shoulders - well done!

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Fold Out ATC
I'm Meltingggg!
Meatless Monday: Croissant Bread Pudding

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.