ACU Upcycle.

Project Description

What are you most proud of? My sons' military service. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Read the directions completely. I made the extra small and ended up sewing the pocket flaps down because I didn't read ahead. Also, if I had planned to use the pockets, I would have made the button holes before sewing on the flaps. I ended up sewing the buttons on with no button holes.

What you will need

  • I took several of my sons' Army Combat Uniforms apart. I had to remove cargo pockets from the pants and sleeves to get enough single layered fabric. It took longer to prep the fabric than to actually make the jacket.

Q&A with jakofalltrades

Jules12345 asked:
I LOVE your jacket! And what nice fabric source. Thank you to your son for his service.
jakofalltrades answered:
Thank you.
saxostamper asked:
What a brilliant jacket, it's beautiful.
jakofalltrades answered: