Saturday, August 4, 2012
Upcycling: "So Americana!" Jean Vest
What I Did:
I really wanted to achieve the "worn out" ,"care-free" look for my vest. To do so, I sprayed bleach sporadically over the vest. I think it really added a nice touch. Next, I sewed red and white fabric I had previously purchased that was waiting to be used for a project onto the back pannel of the vest. So Americana! Lastly, to add an edgy vibe, I studded the top panel of the back of the vest and the top of the pocket in the front with various types of pyramid studs. That's it! A fairly simple project that created a new, totally Americana, one-of-a-kind vest! I'm 100% pleased with the outcome! It couldn't have been executed any better (if I do say so myself ). :)
Are you a fan of the Americana trend?