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Embroidered Jean Vest

Close up of the embroidery.
Photo: Belinda L Ernest

I used Kwik Sew #2895 to construct this vest out of a couple pair of my very old blue jeans.  I added tone on tone embroidery (4 colors) and hand sewn 2.5mm sequins for just a touch of bling.  Although not shown in a picture, I underlined the body of the vest with light weight blue bastiste to cover the undersides of the embroidery.  I believe garments should look just as nice inside as out.


Pattern or design used: Kwik Sew

Comments (4)

elfstone elfstone writes: Thanks for the great complements!!!!
Posted: 1:17 pm on April 19th

deChez deChez writes: Beautifully done! I love the embroidery design, placement, and thread colors. I think you need to find a contest to enter this piece...it's a winner!
Posted: 9:25 pm on April 4th

Sewista Sewista writes: Great use of your embroidery machine. Classiest denim garment I've seen in a while.
Posted: 6:38 am on April 4th

charbroiled charbroiled writes: Love projects like this! Any opportunity to reuse/remake a garment or two is wonderful. Even notions should be rescued and reused. Good job!
Posted: 5:35 pm on April 3rd

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