DIY: Sequin Patch Sweater

DIY: Sequin Patch Sweater

A perfect way to spend a cold snowy Saturday indoors is to personalize one of your favorite winter staples. We think a little sparkle and shine adds a Holiday feel to any outfit, so get in the Holiday mood and grab a few simple supplies to make your own sequin patch sweater!

What You’ll Need:

Paper

Pen

Scissors

Needle

Thread

Straight pins

Sequin fabric (We like the All That Glitters Fabric from Jo-Ann Fabric)

Your favorite cardigan (We used the Real Soft Mixed Stitch Cardigan)

 

Step One:

Gather your materials.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Sequin Patch Sweater

Step One

 

Step Two:

Brainstorm what you want your patch to look like – we did a heart and an oval. Trace these shapes on paper and cut them out to make a pattern.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Sequin Patch Sweater

Step Two

 

Step Three:

Pin your shape pattern onto the sequin fabric. Carefully cut out the shape.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Sequin Patch Sweater

Step Three

 

Step Four:

Try on your sweater and mark where your elbow hits on the sleeve. You will want to center pin your patch centered around your elbow.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Sequin Patch Sweater

Step Four

 

Step Five:

Sew your patch onto your sweater.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Sequin Patch Sweater

Step Five

 

Step Six:

Add a little sparkle and shine everywhere you go with your new sequin patch sweater!

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Sequin Patch Sweater

Step Six

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