Category Archives: Jacket/Vest
I did it again! A cocoon, that is. Only this time it is a denim version for Spring/Summer, following my wool Cocoon Coat. It is rather smart for a denim jacket, don’t you think? The sewing pattern is the Cocoon Jacket by Sew … Continue reading
A dressy (knee length) waistcoat which is a departure from my usual casual and comfortable style. This sewing pattern is an exclusive design for Sewing World magazine (issue 260).
This Indygo Junction vest is a menswear-inspired yet female silhouette. It is a tailored design with 7 pattern pieces and has princess seams. I used a firm knit wool jersey and cotton lining. A similar vest, The Daphne (with fewer pieces and flap pockets) can be … Continue reading
I have been looking forward to making something to wear for the summer. As you must be aware by now, I am a knits fabric addict, so it was a nice change for me to make a woven fabric garment. … Continue reading
Its another Japanese style project with this Kimono Robe/Jacket (version A) from Project Runway. You could make this a jacket or a robe depending on the fabric choice. I like the simplicity of Japanese style and the more relaxed fit. I have several … Continue reading
Happy New Year and Happy Sewing! I was looking for a sleeveless jacket pattern for some time, and the best one I came across was this Simplicity one. I made option C, using a medium weight wool fabric which I … Continue reading
I made this Shawl Waistcoat (reversible) in two different woven fabrics. This pattern can also be made in stretch fabrics i.e. jersey. I finished the edges including the armholes with thick bias binding. This is such an easy pattern as it only consists of one semi-oval pattern placed … Continue reading