Denim Jacket to Studded Vest

Denim Jacket to Studded Vest

If you have a denim jacket that’s too small or stained– or if you’re just looking to get a new use out of an older piece, this project is for you.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

This is a great idea for kids and adults!

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

We got this denim jacket at the thrift store. There were some stains on one of the arms (which weren’t too bad) but they made this the perfect piece for this project.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

Supplies: denim jacket, scissors, studs and flair (pins) are optional.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

1. Turn the jacket inside out.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

2. Line up the seams on one of the arms and cut off the arm material. Turn it right side out.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

3. Do the other side.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

4. Push some studs in the materials on the collar.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

 I just made a live of seven silver studs on each side.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

5. Push the studs through and then use tweezers to push the sharp pieces in.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

6. Add some flair (aka pins) if desired.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

The entire process too about fifteen minutes and my daughter loved the rock-chic results.

Fashion Upcycle: How to transform a denim jacket into a studded vest in just a few minutes! Great project for kids, tweens and adults.

More Fashion Upcycles and Knockoffs

DIY Polka Dot Sneakers, a cheap an chic Kate Spade designer knockoff for less!

DIY Polka Dot Sneakers (Kate Spade knockoff)

Transform a plain tank into a designer Anchor Tank Top for a few dollars! Great beachy fashion upcycle.

Anchor Tank Top

signature

Comments

Trackbacks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge