The Denim Jacket

Fashion

A little over a year in the making…

 

Let’s start at the beginning.

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This was the denim jacket when I found it on Etsy from GoGo Vintage. At the time there was a 20% sale going on. Instead of the $22 it was 17.60. Then with shipping ($10.85) I got the jacket for $28.45.

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For a while my denim jacket looked like this. My Maleficent and Marie the with kitten from The Aristocats patches from Character World at Mall of Georgia. The London patch is from a souvenir shop in London.

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One of my favorite things about this denim jacket is all the pockets.

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There’s two pockets like the one above. Two breast pockets and two deep pockets on the inside.

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I found the Black and Proud pin from Adorned by Chi and the Fight Evil pin from Magic Circle Clothing.

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The Stonehenge patch come from Stonehenge England. All of these patches are iron on. I did have to go back and sew on the Maleficent and London patch after a wash. I had to fix the small areas where they looked like they wanted to fall off.


Now back to the present!

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Or rather about two weeks ago when I finally got all my patches in the mail. I got the what makes you unique patch from my mom’s Laura Mercier Christmas gift set. All the other patches here I found on Depop. The big cactus patch I had to sew on. The others were iron on and were easy to apply.

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This was part of my setup for my patch project. I keep my notions in this pink bag. My iron was on my table next to the bed.

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I used a cloth napkin to put over the patches (except for Sailor Venus that one needed direct heat to stay).

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I was originally going to put the mini cactus on the breast pocket above, but it was easier to iron on here.

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The Pusheen and Laura Mericer patches on are the back of the jacket. I chose the right shoulder.

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 I thought this would be cute towards the bottom of the jacket.

And finally, the sew on patch I thought would be cute on the front of the jacket.

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This is the final result. I just used black thread and hand sewed it on. It took me about an hour. I’m pleased with the outcome.

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I also fixed the Maleficent patch. I had a before picture too but I didn’t like the quality of it and it was too late to take another picture. 

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Time for some ootd pics!

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Well, sorta. I wore something else earlier in the day that didn’t really match this jacket.

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Penelope was hanging out while I was taking pictures. I think she likes sniffing everything like the tripod.

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That’s all for this post. I hope y’all enjoy and have a great rest of your day!

Ash♥

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