Monster's Punk Vest

2:44 pm


Inspired by the punk jackets my friends in Brisbane wore, I decided my Monster needed his own.

For once it wasn't hard to get him to 'pose' for photos. He just kept his attitude...
It was very easy, I used the bottoms of a pair of Tim's jeans, so they were scuffed and frayed at the hems. I made a basic vest pattern like in this tutorial, but left it open instead of having buttons.



Then I studded it with studs from an old belt I had that had broken. Putting some bleach in a spray bottle I sprayed it and left it dry overnight so it has the faded and worn look. Using various patches I had around, you can buy patches on eBay or Etsy, I stitched them on to the vest! Some I ironed on, and as you can see in the pic I do need to stitch them, which is going to be irritating since they're so stiff and thick.



The back I made a banner patch from some leopard-print felt. I was going to stencil something over the top but I'm not sure what yet.

The one underneath is a Dead Kennedy's patch I made from an old t-shirt I owned


[Linked up to Creative Me Monday over at The Southern Institute]

You Might Also Like

8 comments

  1. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  2. That's cute. I can't wait to have little boys!

    ReplyDelete
  3. haha, he is the cutest little rockstar poser :D

    the jacket looks so cool. great job :D

    ReplyDelete
  4. I swear, I went to a punk show this weekend, and some of the kids there reminded me of your son. Maybe a wee bit older, but not by much.

    So cute! Looove the Dead Kennedys, but alas we have no more DK patches. I made my son a Social Distortion hoodie though the other day. I wanted a Misfits one, but I couldn't find any fiend patches at the store I went to.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Girl this is award winning stuff!! I am pinning this for later!!

    Xo Steph

    Ps I know you guys like star wars and bat man!! You should call past my blog and see what we found under my husband bed... GOLD!!

    ReplyDelete

Follow Me on Pinterest

Like us on Facebook

[facebook src="MaxCaliforniaPage"/]
top blog sites
top blog sites

@maxcalifornia_