I love the jeweled sweatshirts from J Crew as it is a great way to introduce some bling to a more casual outfit. When I found this sweatshirt for a bargain at Mr Price I just knew that I had to recreate a less flashy version of my favourite J Crew sweatshirt.
- Plain Sweatshirt (Try Woolworths and Mr Price active)
- Washi Tape
- Decide on your design by laying the sweatshirt on a flat surface and arranging your jewels in a symmetric pattern. If you’ve got a long-sleeved sweatshirt, you can add jewels to the sleeves as well.
- Once you’ve got a design you’re happy with, replace each jewel arrangement with a piece of washi-tape. Try the sweatshirt on to evaluate the jewel placement and make any necessary adjustments.
- Sow each jewel into place with thread matching the sweatshirt. This is the most time-consuming step, but gluing it into place rarely lasts.
- Wear it with a smile!