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Clear cut … and unmistakably chic. A casual jacket which allows an enticing view of a sexy back, cool T-shirt or darling blouse! Read on to see how you can transform a blazer in your wardrobe.

Hanging Blazer

No matching fabric?
If you can’t find a fabric to match the jacket, you can use wide satin ribbons – or sew the strips from the piece of fabric which was cut from the jacket back.

Materials

Materials:
- Unlined blazer (from a store or handmade)
- Fabric (matching to the blazer)
- Sewing ruler
- Chalk pencil
- Scissors
- Pins
- Ruler
- Clips (buy here)
- Tape measure
- Thread

Step 1

Step 1- Mark the center back line with straight pins.

Step 2

Step 2- Then draw lines 3 cm (1¼") to the right and left of centre back, with the chalk pencil.

Step 3

Step 3- Cut along the chalk lines. Finish the cut edges with a serger (overlock stitch).

Step 4

Step 4- Press each cut edge to the wrong side, 2 cm (¾") wide.

Step 5

Step 5- Cut 3 fabric strips, each 12 × 10 cm (4 ¾" x 4").

Step 6

Step 6- Fold each strip in half lengthwise, right side facing in, and pin.

Step 7

Step 7- On each strip, stitch long edges together, 1 cm (3/8") from edge. Press seam open. Turn strip right side out. Finish ends.

Step 8

Step 8- Pin one strip to collar, right sides facing.

Step 9

Step 9- Pin remaining strips to jacket, spaced 14 cm (5 ½") apart. Stitch 0.5 cm (3/16") from edges.

Step 10

Step 10- Edgestitch strip ends in place.

Step 11

Step 11- Working from the outer side, topstitch 1 cm (3/8") from each back edge of jacket.

Finished

Wearing the jacket on bare skin is admittedly quite sexy. We have closed the front with a glamorous brooch. If you like it even more extravagant, add wide fabric bows to the horizontal strips or sew the strips in different widths.

Wear a blazer to the party? Sure! The alluring back will be the talk of the evening!

Try it out with these blazer sewing patterns…

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5 Comments

  • Missing

    Mar 19, 2017, 06.08 PMby claimed1

    It looks like someone was trying to fix a jacket that was too small.

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    Mar 19, 2017, 12.28 PMby Ursula Leach

    Und wo ist der link um das kostenlose Schnittmuster runterzuladen?

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    Mar 9, 2017, 08.44 PMby mad14kt

    What an awesome fashion statement!!! May I ask what is the name of the white small ruler? Thanks!!!

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    Mar 5, 2017, 11.40 AMby Stacyco

    Cool DIY! But I would make the three stripes on the back :)

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    Mar 3, 2017, 10.55 PMby antnirm

    I don’t thing so, ink colour is fashion but that same jacket in black or dark blue will be really good.

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