A softly structured waistcoat with a boxy fit, two welt pockets and a simple stitched belt at the back. Layer up in the winter or wear on its own in the summer in a tumbled linen.
All seam allowances are 1.5cm unless stated otherwise and are included in the pattern.
Skill level; Intermediate. (Leaving the welt pockets off would make it an advanced beginner make)
This is a multi-size Paper pattern including sizes 6 – 18.
Suitable fabrics – 5-8oz linen, 5-10oz denim, light – medium weight corduroy, wool, wool blends, cotton canvas or twill. For the lining: lightweight wovens such as calico, cotton lawn, cotton, cotton blends, tencel/linen (when choosing your cloth consider that the lining fabric may be visible).
Our samples (from left to right):
Tumbled Linen Christensen 160, worn with The Strides from The Workbook.
8oz Organic Sanded Twill Effie Pink, worn with The Heroine jeans.
Loretto Linen, worn with the Eve trousers.
Khaki Overdyed Organic Ticking, worn with the Eve trousers.