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Up-cycled Denim Waistcoat…

I have had this dirty look denim waistcoat for years and years.

I picked it up cheap back in the day but never really got into the dirty denim style.

It got just got stored.

Thrown into Narnia after only being worn once a year (honestly if that) never to be worn again.

I keep sorting it out but hate chucking things away I’ve paid for and not had much wear.

Aww, a good excuse for a makeover!?!…


What I used-

  • 1 unloved jacket
  • 1 old lace doily (charity shop 50p)
  • Vintage lace and collars (gave to me by mum)
  • Red gingham ribbon ( hobby craft)  
  • Sewing machine

What I did-

  • Pin collars onto the jacket and sews then on.
  • Pin doily onto back in place then sew on.
  • Pin ribbons and lace onto the jacket and sew.
  • Simply eh?

I am loving this waistcoat now it has had a super-cool makeover.

I’m thinking red polka dot pencil skirt and plain cream blouse?

Happy Saturday everyone 🙂

What are your plans for the weekend?

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20 responses to “Up-cycled Denim Waistcoat…”

  1. Imogen says:

    The detailing is so impressive and beautiful, it makes a big difference.

  2. amy mayen says:

    Love it!! What a cute crochet doily-I never find those!! Cute:)

  3. Kezzie says:

    Really brilliant! It looks so pretty! I saw a pair of shorts in TK Maxx last week which were like this- denim with lace embellishments- they cost £20!x

  4. Joanna Pabel says:

    Great idea!!

  5. Please may I? says:

    Very cute make over.X x

  6. Elegance and Mommyhood says:

    Your denim vest is absolutely gorgeous and unique. Loving all the fun detail: the flower on the back & the ruffled hem, especially. WOW!! How talented you are!!

  7. Winnie says:

    This is so beautiful!!I have a similar waist-coat, that my Mom made me – and I love itYou're very creative Claire 🙂

  8. Debbie Stinedurf says:

    Completely adorable…love it!Debbiewww.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

  9. Margarett Murphy says:

    Wow how good does that look …well done i am sure you will get lots of wear out of it now ! ! !

  10. Val S says:

    This is so cool! I'm going to start looking for doilies at the thrift shops!

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