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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 3906 (MissesCostumes-Reversible Vest)

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Posted on:6/23/10 6:12 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 4 people   
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droxy said...
Lovely vest! I want to know if you made your hat. =) I did a lined vest for a man's costume, but this looks more complicated.
5/20/10 6:13 PM
PittyPat said...
droxy - I used a red straw hat as a base and decorated that with flowers, lace, etc. I know this sound complicated - but it really is easy if you are doing it at the same time you are reading/looking at the pictures. Now, I won't used any other method for lining vests as it gives such a professional finish to it.
5/20/10 6:25 PM
Aroura said...
PittyPat, I wish you lived near me, so I could learn from you first hand! This way of turning out a vest/bodice looks like it makes a MUCH cleaner finish than the "standard" way that I know. I can tell you, the shoulders are ugly on most of my garb. Great review so far. Next time I make a vest or bodice, I'll be trying to use your tips here. Thanks for such a comprehensive review. p.s. What gorgeous fabric, as well!
5/20/10 6:45 PM
Trephas2003 said...
It looks beautiful!
5/21/10 6:51 AM
BayouRose said...
Your step-by-step instructions and the photos are so very helpful. I am a very visual person and they made every detail easier to understand. Thank you ! P.S. I wish pattern companies gave such informative instructions
5/14/13 1:30 PM
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