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Folkwear Vintage Vests #222 Victorian 1800's Dress Vest Waistcoat Men's Ladies Reproduction Sewing Pattern (Pattern Only) folkwear222
Sizes: Misses 6-16; Men's 36-44.
Victorian gentlemen at the end of the 1800s needed a vest or waistcoat to be considered well-dressed, and smart Victorian women often paired vests with walking skirts for street wear. Our vests offer a variety of stylings, including collarless V-neck, bias-cut vest with shawl collar, and short front-darted style. Traditional bow tie, with instructions for tying, is also included.
Suggested fabrics: Medium to heavyweight fabrics of cotton, silk, wool, linen, synthetics or blends with or without nap, such as brocade, velvet, corduroy, canvas, pique, velveteen, or synthetic suede. The bias cut of the shawl-collar vest is especially suitable for stripes or plaids.
NOTE: Special CD edition includes sewing instructions, supplemental information, and a Folkwear catalog on a compact disk, along with full-size pattern piece sheets.