Minnie Mouse Jean Jacket

There’s nothing like a well-loved jean jacket. It’s timeless. But sometimes even timeless items need a little refreshing. In this project, I’ll teach you an affordable way to give a second life to an old jean jacket.

This project uses the Brother Innov-is NQ3500D. I’ll provide instructions for reproducing the design shown here. But your creativity is virtually limitless—the NQ3500D is programmed with so many embroidery designs, you can customize your creation any way you want. Let this serve as a guide to help you discover your own machine.

Skill Level: Easy
Finished Measurements: 17cm x 17cm
Cutting & Sewing Time: 2 hours

Material and Supplies

  • Brother Innov-is NQ3500D
  • ScanNCut (optional)
  • Jean jacket
  • Embroidery backing “peel and stick”
  • Brother embroidery thread
  • 1 piece of fabric 17cm x 17cm
  • Brother iron-on fabric appliqué contact sheet (CASTBL1) 17cm x 17cm
  • Scissors
  • Fabric Marker
  • Ruler
  • Iron
Linda Monette
About Linda Monette
With over 30 years experience as a sewing workshop owner, it’s safe to say that Linda Monette has mastered the art of sewing. As a graduate in fashion design and a Brother Canada educator, she loves to create projects both with her sewing machine and with embroidery software. Once you check out some of Linda’s tutorials, you’ll quickly understand that she’s found her true calling.

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