WOW! This is a Stunning Way to Upcycle a Denim Jacket With Comics

Jessica Shaw
by Jessica Shaw
6 Materials
30 Minutes

If your plain old denim jacket is in need of a new lease of life, I have just the thing.

Here, I’m going to show you a stunning way to upcycle a denim jacket with comics.

This DIY will add so much personality to your outfit, and the finished piece is very stylish, too! Let’s jump in.

Tools and materials:

  • Denim jacket
  • Printer
  • Comics
  • Mod Podge
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors

1. Print comics

Start off by printing off some comics or snipping them out of magazines. I went with ‘Peanut’ comics.

Applying Mod Podge

2. Apply Mod Podge

Next, apply Mod Podge to an area of your denim jacket where you want to stick the comics.

Sticking comic on

3. Stick comic on

Stick the comic on over the top and smooth it down.

Trimming excess

4. Trim of excess

Now trim off any excess comic so that it fits the space on your jacket exactly.

Applying Mod Podge

5. Apply Mod Podge over top

Apply more Mod Podge over the top to give the comic a glossy and smooth finish.

Applying Mod Podge

6. Add more comics

Proceed to stick on more comics in different places around your jacket using the same method.

Upcycled denim jacket with comics

This is a stunning way to upcycle a denim jacket with comics

Here is the finished jacket, and isn’t it a beauty?

This project is totally customizable depending on what comics you use and where you place them on the jacket.

You can be creative and inject a lot of personality into the design. If you DIY one item this fall, let it be this!

For another fun fashion tutorial, check out Why you should keep a fork in your sewing kit.

Suggested materials:
  • Denim jacket
  • Comics
  • Printer
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