Needle in a Haystack - Lorraine Torrence

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1PLT-1909
Needle in a Haystack - Lorraine Torrence

Shreds of scrap fabric stitched together through layers of dis-solvable web make this unique short vest. Several design ideas included.

Suggested Fabrics: Scarps of lt to med wt cottons. Foundations: Muslin. Lining: (if you choose to use fabric on the bottom layer of the vest) lt to med wt cotton or lining fabric. Back with shredded fabric yoke (opt); med to heavy wt cottons.

Notions: thread, all purpose, the colors of the binding fabric, Nylon mono-filament thread - 1500 yd spool. Dis-solvable web (Aqua solv or Solvy) 3 yds 40" wide (without lining), 1 1/2 yds with lining. Double amounts for 22" wide dis-solvable web. Rotary cutter, cutting mat (17" x 23" min) 6" x 24" cutting ruler. 1 yd Pellon Tru-Grid or similar pattern making material. Opt: Walking foot for your machine.

Yardage Chart

Outside of Vest Scraps of miscellaneous cottons in colors and values of your choice: about 1 pound of fabric scraps or about 12-14 cups of shredded fabric.
For binding 3/4 yd cotton fabric
Back (to add shredded yoke) 2/3 yd med to heavy wt cotton
For Foundation 3/4 yd 45" wide muslin - preshrunk
For lining (opt) 1 yd 45" wide lining fabric - lt to med wt cotton or lining material
Interfacing 1/8 yd 45" wide lt wt fusible

Sizing Chart (in inches)

XS
S
M
L
XL
Bust
31-33
34-36
37-39
40-43
44-47