Shapely vest with front panels filled with six-inch strip-pieced triangles.
Suggested Fabrics: Strip pieced panel: Lt to Md Wt cottons, md wt silks such as pongee, broadcloth, shantung. Main Body of Vest: Raw silk noil, linen, md to heavy wt cottons, velveteen, lt wt wools, md wt rayon. Lining: Lt wt silk, polyester or rayon lining fabric.
Notions: thread, all purpose, the colors of the main body of vest, lining and trim strips. Rotary cutter, cutting mat (17" x 23" min) 6" x 24" cutting ruler. Tissue paper or tracing paper for tracing pattern.
|For Strips||8 coordinating colors: 1/4 yd each of 7 of the colors and 1/2 yd of the eighth color (extra to be used for trim strips)|
|For Main Body of Vest||1 1/8 yd 45" wide fabric. (Sizes XS-L) 1 2/3 yd 36" or 45" wide fabric for Size XL|
|For Foundation||3/4 yd 45" wide muslin - preshrunk|
|For lining||2 1/4 yd of 36" or 45" wide lining fabric|
|Interfacing||1/8 yd 45" wide lt wt fusible<|
Sizing Chart (in inches)