I like that that the old sleeves are retained and the new one’s are added on top – does that make me lazy? 😉
You will need basic sewing machine skills to undertake this upcycling project. The materials and equipment that you’ll need to refashion your jacket are shown below.
- Old jacket
- Contrasting fabric
- Studs (optional)
- Pattern paper
- Sewing machine
Did you know?
In 2013 only 10% of Singapore’s textile and leather waste was recycled – that’s 16,300 tonnes. Leaving a whopping 140,300 tonnes to be sent to landfill or burned.
courtesy of: the National Environmental Agency – app2.nea.gov.sg
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