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oh so britsh! union jack
oh so i wipped up a very british looking waist coat, nice simple and easy dont forget to follow me on youtube for more diy fashhion videos!

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  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. How To Make A Waistcoat - Step 1
    Step 1

    you will need 2 pattern pieces the front is a long rectangle and you will need to cut 4 of these 2 in lining and 2 in main fabric. my lining fabric is the same as my main fabric but if you want contrasting lappels you could do the the lining in a diffrent pattern or color. the back pattern is the same length as the front and is a recatangle with a curve for the neckline. you cut 2 of thes on the fold of the fabric 1 i main and 1 in lining material.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. How To Make A Waistcoat - Step 2
    Step 2

    cut out pattern pieces

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. How To Make A Waistcoat - Step 3
    Step 3

    pin the back and front together shoulder seams and side seams together and stich all around leave the arm holes open. then do the same for lining and place the lining and the main fabric right sides to right sides. (doing this gives a clecn finish becase all the raw edges will be incased in the lining. )sew all around leaving a the arm holes.

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. How To Make A Waistcoat - Step 4
    Step 4

    bag it out though the arm hole you left open and topstich all around the edge for a clean finish.

  • Step 5

    i have a video tutorial here

  • How to make a vest / waistcoat. How To Make A Waistcoat - Step 6
    Step 6

    your done!

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