Introduction: Adding Sleeves and Hood to Denim Jacket

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Make your denim jacket look fresh on the cheap! We will walk you through the process of adding hoodie sleeves and hood onto a denim jacket!

Step 1: Supply List

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-Link to Buy Organic Cotton Sweatshirt Fleece Black Fabric By The Yard: https://goo.gl/xRi8Re

-Link to buy 4423 sewing machine (sewing machine used in the video): https://goo.gl/33eHF8

-Or you can check your local thrift store for a hoodie and denim jacket.

Step 2: Video Tutorial

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Step 3: Taking Off Jacket Sleeves

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First start by de-threading the sleeves on the denim jacket.

Step 4: Hoodie Sleeves

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Cut off the sleeves from your hoodie. If you do not have a hoodie you can always make these sleeves out of sweatshirt fleece.

Step 5: Hoodie Hood

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Cut off the hood from your hoodie or your can make one from scratch.

Step 6: Adding Sleeve to Jacket

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Turn you jacket and sleeve inside out and put the right sides together. You might have narrow the sleeves to make them fit into the denim jacket holes.

Step 7: Sew the Sleeves Onto the Jacket

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You can sew the sleeves on with a straight stitch or zigzag. Repeat this step for both arms.

Step 8: Finish the Doodie Edge

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Turn the bottom edges together and sew across with a top stitch. This will make for a clean edge.

Step 9: Sew Hood Onto Jacket Collar

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Sew the hood onto the jacket collar. You may have to add a pleat to the center of the hood to make up for the length of the hood.

Step 10: Thank You for Following!

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This is the step by step video tutorial. If the video does not load here is the link to the video CLICK HERE!

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Comments

Uncle Kudzu (author)2017-12-22

Nice! I have a couple of denim jackets that could use a little rehabilitation. Thanks for sharing this!

(I've been studying the hat videos, too. Good Stuff.)

3366carlos (author)2017-12-20

I like it. It would be cool to leave the rest as a liner and just trim around the rest of the denim jacket.

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