BEFORE: Red plaid Pendleton wool jacket from the pre-retirement wardrobe. This was a beautiful jacket, but not worn much. The cut was restrictive and uncomfortable for office work or driving.
- Use a seam ripper to remove sleeves and sleeve linings.
- Cut and insert panels to widen new vest sides.
- Cut armhole facings from an old t-shirt. The stretch is perfect for curved edges,
- Replace original hem tape with lace from the stash.
AFTER: Red plaid vest to wear with black, red, white and even with denims. Dress it up or down.
|AFTER: New vest to dress up or down. |
Wear with black, white, red, denim
|After: New vest|
|After: Matched plaids|
|T-shirt strip cut for armhole facing|
|Stash lace replaces old hem tape|
|Nice but seldom worn Pendleton Jacket|
|Before: Very nice, but seldom worn |
from pre-retirement wardrobe