I am finally getting back to work on some sewing projects which I have been sitting on for far too long. Since it has been a while, it was good to start with a relatively simple project, a bespoke reversible men’s vest. Considering that the other projects are all corsets, this was a little simpler, with only two layers, four panels, and a lot fewer curves.
This vest is a little larger than the Violin Vest, but based on the same pattern type. One side is brown cotton canvas, and the other side is a black and brown silk brocade with a diamond pattern. The accent stripes on both sides were created in the silk brocade. It has a mandarin collar and eppaulettes.
In the next week I am planning to start work on the outstanding corset orders.