DIY SEQUIN ELBOW PATCH SWEATER

As the weather gets cooler and we all start to wear sweaters, it’s nice to add a little something special to them now and again. I’m such a fan of elbow patches (and sequins, duh!) and recently couldn’t help myself but add some sequin patches to a blush knit. This is such an incredibly simple project, and took my literally no more than 15 minutes!
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You need:
- A knit
- Sequin fabric. I always go for good quality sequins that aren’t too shiny as this looks much more subtle.
- Scissors
- A needle and thread
- Craft paper and pen
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1. Using your hand as a guide, draw an oblong shape on the paper.
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2. Cut the paper out and pin it to the back of the sequins.
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3. Cut the shape out.
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4. Do a second one the same.
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5. Thread your needle.
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6. Pin the patches in place, and then try on the sweater to make sure they are located in the right place. Then lightly stitch  them on, using a longer stitch on the inside of the sweater and a shorter one on the front so that the stitches are less noticeable.
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7. Stitch the other patch on, making sure to stitch in the right place so they look symmetrical.
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Voila. Perfect for brightening up a chilly day, or wearing with denim cut offs on a warmer one.
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diy sequin elbow patch sweater