Introduction: Thrift Store Blazer Makeover

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Turn a thrift store blazer into a couture coat worthy of a Paris runway!

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

Thrift Store Blazer

E-6000 Fabri-Fuse

Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint

Muslin (or thin cotton fabric)

2 yards fabric to match your blazer


Marking pencil

Butcher paper

Scissors and pins

Step 3: Here's How

Fold a 20" x 20" piece of paper on the diagonal

Create a 17" curve as shown

Cut the pattern in muslin for the sleeve

Place the pattern on folded muslin and cut it to create the peplum

*You're doubling the pattern to create a peplum

Pin the pieces on the jacket to make sure they work and trim if necessary

Place the muslin on the black fabric and cut 2 sleeves and one peplum

Trace a leaf pattern in vertical lines on each piece

Zigzag over the traced leaves with Allure Metallic Jade

Create the leaf veins with Allure Glitter Green Spark

When dry cut around the leave shapes

Pin and glue (or stitch) to the jacket using E-6000 Fabri-Fuse OR a sewing machine