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dishwasher182
« on: July 03, 2009 02:48:19 PM »

anyone have any good men's vest patterns--??

i'm going to attempt to make one out of some old jeans--as kind of a joke thing--and make it all frayed and stuff...

anyways, i know obviously what a vest looks like, but i was wondering how to exactly draft a pattern for it--could i just use a t shirt that would fit the guy, and make my own pattern pieces from that??

any ideas would be helpful! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2009 08:44:11 PM »

I think there might be a vest pattern on BurdaStyle, they have several men's patterns now. If you draft one yourself, get a second hand dress shirt that fits the man to butcher, cuz tees are stretchy.
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2009 08:26:02 AM »

i know there is a Simplicity and McCall's pattern for a Men's vest, probably a Butterick and Vogue too... it's a really common pattern.  Check either the Men's or the Special Occasions listings.
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