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How To Add Crystals To Your Trucker Jacket

June 10, 2020

The time has come to ice out your Trucker. You know it’s time, too — that’s why you’re here. We don’t need to convince you anymore. We will, however, show you how. Here’s Levi’s® tailor Jen Sharkey to explain how to add crystals to your Trucker for a custom look.

Supplies

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Displaying heart shape on jacket

STEP ONE

Place the paper shape on your jacket where you want your design.

place crystals in desired location around template

STEP TWO

Place your crystals halfway around your paper shape.

Iron down crystals on jacket

STEP THREE

Press your hot iron as flat as possible against the crystals, and hold it in place.

step 4 - add all of the crystals and press them with an iron

STEP FOUR

Repeats Steps Two and Three for the other half of your paper shape. Remove the paper, and heat press your whole design.

Check crystals in shape

STEP FIVE

Gently check the crystals to make sure they’re stuck to your Trucker.

Adding crystals on and ironing down

STEP SIX

Add crystal detailing to your collar and panel seams, locking them with your iron.

Trying on jacket

STEP SEVEN

Put on the Trucker. Find a mirror. How do you look? Good.

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