How to turn an old coat into a fashionable jacket: step by step instructions

27 April 2020 19:30Antonina Starovoit
How to turn an old coat into a fashionable jacket: step by step instructions

How to turn an old coat into a fashionable jacket: step by step instructions

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Do you think that your old coat should definitely go to the trash can? Don't jump to conclusions.

Today we will tell you how to make a modern coat out of an old and unnecessary coat. jacket, where you can go both to work and on a date. Have patience and thread. And most importantly - the desire to do something beautiful in quarantine.

You will need:

  • old coat;
  • sharp scissors;
  • thread and needle;
  • tape measure;
  • sewing pins;

Instructions:

  1. Measure 7-10 cm from the armhole along the bottom seam of the sleeve.
  2. Then cut the fabric along the oblique line.
  3. Make another cut on top.
  4. Then remove the lining from the inside of each sleeve.
  5. After that, you need to wrap the allowance inward, forming the desired shoulder line.
  6. Cover the edges of the fabric with a coat lining.
  7. Pin and try on.
  8. Almost everything is ready. Now it remains to secure the result with a hand seam.
  9. Wear a similar jacket with a black wide belt.

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