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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 U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, 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, England, GB · 212 projects

Aw, cute Happy 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, Mississippi, 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 Valley, Arizona, US · 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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