A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 296,611
Currently Running With Scissors:
567 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Help with lining a vest  (Read 184 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 106
Joined: 30-Nov-2007

He did his first LOOK today!

View Profile
« on: March 21, 2008 10:36:03 PM »

I'm making an Easter suit for my son who's 3.5 months.  I have a little suit that fits him that I made the pattern from.  It's just slacks and a vest.  The vest I have is fully lined, turned, and then top stitched.  I have looked and looked at the ready-to-wear vest and it looks at though they sewed lining and outer right sides together, leaving an opening at the back "hem" to turn it, and then top stitched the whole thing.  They even sewed the armholes before turning the vest.

I'm trying that.  I have right sides together, everything is sewn except for a small opening at the bottom hem.  I've even sewn the armholes.  I can't turn the vest.  I've looked at the RTY vest again, and they did indeed sew the armholes before turning.  How can this be?  Can anyone help me.

« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2008 09:08:06 AM »

In order to turn the vest you need to leave the shoulders open and turn it right side out through them.

This reversible, buttonless wrap dress tute will show better than I can explain.
Queen of the Waffles
Offline Offline

Posts: 1108
Joined: 10-Feb-2005

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2008 12:12:51 PM »

When we did lined vests in my sewing class we sewed everything except the side seams, then sew 3 layers of the side together, fold and press the remaining layer and hand sewed it down. The vest was pulled through the shoulders. I can't think of right now how to pull it through the bottom and what problems it might cause. Kind of need visual, probably hands on assistance.
Offline Offline

Posts: 106
Joined: 30-Nov-2007

He did his first LOOK today!

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2008 02:05:42 PM »

Thanks for all the replies,guys.  I kinda gave up before I started swearing.  I think it can be done, I found a lot of word tutes on how to do it, but I'm a visual person and just couldn't get it.  But thanks for trying to help.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Crochet a Star Shape Part 5/8
How to Crochet a Star Shape Part 1/8
How to Crochet a Star Shape Part 2/8
How to Crochet a Simple Baby Sweater Part 7/28
How to Crochet a Simple Baby Sweater Part 8/28
Latest Blog Articles
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.