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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 4321 (Men's Lined Vests, etc.)

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Posted on:5/30/12 11:03 AM


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Mahogany Stylist said... (10/31/12 10:53 AM) Reply
Hi Sarahewell83 - I forgot to talk about how I constructed the back. I cut two fashion fabric and two lining for the back. I prefer fashion fabric for the vest back instead of lining. The pattern instructs you to cut four lining because two will be used for the back. When I join the side seams. I started sewing two inches from the armhole of the lining, making sure the seams were even. I sewed from that point to the bottom of the vest side seam. Once at the bottom, I continued around to the lining side sewing as far as I could go. The remaining opening on the lining side, was stitched together with the raw edges turned in for a clean finish.
sarahewell83 said... (10/29/12 3:04 PM) Reply
I was just wondering if your pattern instructions told you to cut out 4 of the back piece for the lining. Mine does and I really can't see why is would be necessary. Also, is there any way you could describe how to complete the last step for sewing the vest (start 2 inches above arm seam...). Thank you so much!
Margaret said... (5/31/12 4:37 AM) Reply
They look like a great couple! Nice work on the vest and tie... great color combination.
BeaJay said... (5/31/12 3:03 AM) Reply
What a great dress - the pictures are beautiful on your blog too. A beautiful couple.
Kuby said... (5/30/12 2:49 PM) Reply
What a gorgeous couple! Love the vest, but the joy on their faces is delightful!
Mahogany Stylist said... (5/30/12 1:25 PM) Reply
Yes. See next review.
slmstyle said... (5/30/12 1:14 PM) Reply
Nice job on the vest and bow tie! And your cousin is just a doll! Did you make her gown as well?
 
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