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"How to Upcycle Old Saris Into Fashionable Jackets: A Step-By-Step Guide"

Updated: Mar 3

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If you're tired of the same old wardrobe and looking to spice things up, we've got just the DIY project for you. Grab that old sari sitting in the back of your closet and let's turn it into a fabulous, one-of-a-kind jacket that's sure to make heads turn. Get ready to unleash your creativity and upcycle that sari into a statement piece that's as unique as you are. Let's dive into the world of DIY fashion and turn that sari into a sassy jacket in 9 easy steps!



Step 1: Gather Your Inspiration & Supplies - First things first, raid your craft stash and gather the essentials. You'll need a sewing machine, scissors, measuring tape, thread, needles, and of course, that stunning sari that's about to get a second life!


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Step 2: Choose Your Style Decide on the style of jacket you want. Whether it's a cropped bomber, a flowy kimono, or a tailored blazer, envision the final look before you start cutting. This step is all about letting your personal style shine through.



Step 3: Measure and Cut Lay out the sari on a flat surface and measure the length and width you'll need for your chosen jacket style. Once you've got your measurements, carefully cut the sari, making sure to leave seam allowances for sewing.



Step 4: Plan Your Design Now comes the fun part – planning the design! Consider using the intricate borders of the sari as embellishments or creating contrasting panels for a bold look. Sketch out your design to serve as a roadmap during the sewing process.



Step 5: Pin and Sew Pin the pieces together according to your design and get ready to sew! Use a sewing machine for more intricate stitches or hand-sew for a personal touch. Take your time and make sure those seams are secure.



Step 6: Add Embellishments Don't be shy – embellish away! Use leftover sari fabric to create pockets, add fringe, or sew on sequins for an extra pop of glam. This is where you can really let your creativity run wild.


Step 7: Finishing Touches Once the main construction is done, give your jacket a polished finish. Hem the edges, reinforce seams, and make any final adjustments to ensure a professional-looking end result.



Step 8: Try It On and Strut Your Stuff The moment of truth has arrived! Try on your newly upcycled sari jacket and admire your handiwork. Strut around the room, channeling your inner fashionista, and get ready for the compliments to roll in.



Step 9: Share Your Creation Don't keep your fabulous creation all to yourself – share it with the world! Snap some photos, post them on social media, and inspire others to embark on their own upcycling adventures. Who knows, you might just start a funky fashion revolution!



There you have it – nine easy steps to transform that forgotten sari into a jaw-dropping jacket. Now go ahead, embrace your inner DIY diva, and let the world see your unique sense of style! Tag us at @mae.co.in on Insta and Tik Tok , we would love to see what you make out of the saris.


Happy crafting!

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