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I love vests but i can´t find a cute one to buy, so i made one from a t-shirt.
I made these with a very cheap t-shirt it costs me one dollar, i give it a new look and more combinations. If you make a version i would like to see it c:

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  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. A Vest From A T Shirt - Step 1
    Step 1

    First make a mark with chalk on both sides about 4 inches and a half, if you are more taller put one or two extra inches, with a rule make the line and cut it.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. A Vest From A T Shirt - Step 2
    Step 2

    fold the front part of the the t-shirt, to make this align both sides of the seams to cut well the front part.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. A Vest From A T Shirt - Step 3
    Step 3

    With the rest of the t-shirt cut two straps of 4 inches and a half open one seams, sew both straps together, iron about a half of inch to make the edge amd sew it.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. A Vest From A T Shirt - Step 4
    Step 4

    make a ruffle with the strap you can sew it by hand or sew a long line and pick carefully.

  • Step 5

    Well i didn´t take pictures of the rest, so sorry!, when you made the ruffle pin it with the other part of the t-shirt i made a curve in the front part to sew the ruffle when the v neck beggins, or you can style it as you want, i sew the ruffle two times to give them more strength, sew the button and put a little strap piece to make the eyelet, if you have any questions just ask ^^

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