Category Archives: Jacket/Vest

Dressy Waistcoat – Sewing World magazine (Pattern House)

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). I bought this smart and stable double knit fabric (1.5m) from my favourite fabric supplier, M … Continue reading

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Classic Vest – Indygo Junction IJ868

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

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Summer Linen Jacket – K/S 3584

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

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Kimono Robe/Jacket – New Look Workroom 6072

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

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Sleeveless Jacket and Tie Belt – Simplicity 2285

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

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Shawl Waistcoat/Vest (Reversible) – K/Sew 3717

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

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