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Time
35 mins

Have an old pair of jeans that you love? Make them into a vest you love even more. (-;
Takes time but in no time you'll have your own style of vest's. BARE WITH ME, THIS IS MY FIRST PROJECT.

Posted by ambernikolexo from United States • Published
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  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get your jeans!

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 2
    Step 2

    Get your sissors & cut off the waistband, leaving seam allowence. The waistband will be used later.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut from the knees down, (front and back), and cut off the seam at the bottom.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 4
    Step 4

    Than cut the halves off as shown. The "X"'s will be your discards.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now take your two "L-shaped" material's and cut them curvy as shown. AND flip inside out for the sewing machine.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 6
    Step 6

    Take you're two "L"'s and sew them together by the long side.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now turn the vest right-side out and sew all the seams shut, and make the two curvy parts on top of each other.

  • Step 8

    Now take your wait band and the button part and sew towards the left side and leave the rest of the waitband off.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. Jean Vest #1 - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now you have your complete vest, (-: Leave feedback and tell me what you think. Any questions feel free to message me. Thanks.

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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, GB · 157 projects

Aw, cute :) Can we have a picture of you wearing it? It's hard to imagine you wearing it at the moment...

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Zombie Bunnie
Zombie Bunnie · Jackson, New Jersey, US · 1 project

I agree also a photo with you wearing it would be nice.

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The Twins
The Twins · 9 projects

i would wish for a photo with the vest on too.... at the moment it is hard for me to imagine, how i should look like.... so maybe you would make a picture...cause i could imagine, that your interesting shape yould give a unique vest...

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mary-jean
mary-jean · paradise, pa, · 13 projects

looks interesting...you should take a picture with it on... so i can get a better idea how it looks on...yano?

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