Denim Vest Refashion

Today’s tutorial is a step by step refashion on how to make a

Jersey Hoodie Denim Jacket by using two pieces: a denim vest and a jersey sweater.

I have wanted a similar jacket for some time now but buying it was out of the question. I remembered having these two pieces in my wardrobe and decided to give it a try. I am really surprised how well the jacket came up and I am thinking of adding a cap, since I have enough sweater fabric left.

I had this vest for some time but I wore it rarely and the sweater belonged to my sister.

This is an example that shows you can make new and beautiful things by using your old clothes.

So please refashion your wardrobe and give a new life to your clothes instead of buying cheap seasonal trends that come and go.

For the tutorial you’ll need:

• Denim


• Jersey Sweater

• Cotton thread to match your fabric

• Pins

• Sewing machine

• Scissors

• Iron

Lay down on your work desk the vest and the jersey sweater. Ideally, it would be great if both were the same size.


a seam ripper remove the sleeves and clean the remaining threads around them.

Make the sleeve ready to insert it into the vest armhole.

Test the fit by hand stitching the sleeves into the vest.

Insert the sleeve into the armhole with right sides together. Align the underarm seam and pin in place, and then align the rest of the sleeve and pin in place. Sew all around the armhole using a denim needle.

Repeat for the other sleeve.

My denims vest was very thick, so the heavy denim needles I had really saved the day.

The final result

All the best!

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