No Sweat: Embellished Sweatshirt DIY

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIYEmbellished sweatshirts are one of the hottest trends this Fall.  In the past, I have been a big supporter of fancy sweats  (here, here and to complete the look… here) and obviously I’m happy that this trend is sticking around. There are about a zillion ways to glam up a boring old sweatshirt so let this serve as your warning… there will more than likely be more embellished sweatshirt DIY projects to come! In the meantime, sequins and sweats…

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIY  MATERIALSMATERIALS: Sweatshirt (available here from Old Navy), Sequin Fabric, Fabric Glue and Scissors

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIY  PATTERNTIP: If you’re a DIY perfectionist, it might be helpful to use a piece of paper to create a patter of the area you wish to cover

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIY  GLUEApply fabric glue to the area of your sweatshirt you wish to cover with fabric

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIY  PLACEFirmly place your fabric over your glue making sure your fabric lays flat

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIY  CUTUse your glue to create a seam along the edges, allow time to dry then uses your scissors to trim away excess fabric

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIY  FULLDIY sweatshirt | Citizens of Humanity Jeans | Shoemint Pumps (similar here) | DIY Crystal Earrings

Glitter N Glue DIY embellished clutch Accessorized with embellished clutch (DIY tutorial here)

GNG Sequin Embellished sweatshirt DIY Mr. De Mille, I’m ready for my close up!

30 responses

  1. that is really cool! I will try it!
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    October 1, 2013 at 10:35 am

  2. Simple and chic, loving the sweatshirt trend too.

    October 1, 2013 at 10:43 am

  3. very nice!!

    October 1, 2013 at 10:53 am

  4. Alexis J

    Oh so cute and simple!

    October 1, 2013 at 11:01 am

  5. You are so chic and creative! Let me just tell you I’m totally going to be doing this!! If you ever want to write a guest blog on my website let me know, I’d love to share a creative idea like this one with my followers! 🙂

    October 1, 2013 at 11:07 am

  6. I absolutely love everything you do! I live in the LA area and would love it if you would be open to doing a diy project with me…or not (unless you would).

    October 1, 2013 at 12:57 pm

  7. Wow! this was a great idea! This sweatshirt looks far from a DIY… loved it!

    Love, Wink n Pout
    Blog, App

    October 1, 2013 at 1:10 pm

  8. So simple and it looks awesome. Great DIY!

    October 1, 2013 at 3:33 pm

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    October 1, 2013 at 4:09 pm

  10. Love this DIY, so easy and chic in the end! Is your clutch DIY as well?

    October 1, 2013 at 8:44 pm

  11. This is so beautiful and easy to make! And I think the grey of the sweatshirt brings out the glimmering sequin fabric even more. Love it!

    October 1, 2013 at 11:57 pm

  12. You are truly talented! I would’ve never guessed it was a DIY shirt. It is inspiring!

    October 2, 2013 at 4:26 pm

  13. wow I just checked you out! well done! I am very proud of you, following your dreams and doing what your heart bits for! keep up the good work and inspire all of us who are trying to do the same! thank you! 🙂

    October 3, 2013 at 4:43 am

  14. I love it

    October 3, 2013 at 5:48 am

  15. Very pretty. I need to try this.

    October 3, 2013 at 7:16 am

  16. cool idea…..i will try

    October 3, 2013 at 11:20 am

  17. sannedutchbeauty

    Super cute! It looks great on you 🙂

    October 3, 2013 at 1:16 pm

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  19. Super cute!

    October 4, 2013 at 1:50 pm

  20. Looks great!

    October 6, 2013 at 4:35 pm

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  22. Very neat idea!

    October 7, 2013 at 11:04 am

  23. sanja

    Simply stunning! Great way to cover up those stained shirts :).


    October 8, 2013 at 9:28 am

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  25. Such a great idea! And an easy way to update those old sweatshirts from college!


    October 12, 2013 at 12:39 pm

  26. Lee

    Wow it turned out amazing!


    October 14, 2013 at 4:42 pm

  27. Okay! This is awesome! I love how creative you rare Kristen! If only…

    October 17, 2013 at 2:13 pm

  28. Awesome! That sure looks good on you. So chic and so easy to do. Have you tried doing it on jeans? I think it will also look great on pants.

    October 25, 2013 at 7:25 am

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  30. Alex T.

    I Absolutely love this look! So simple yet so gorgeous!

    November 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm

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