When sewing garments, it’s always a wonderful thing when you like a design enough to make it again in different fabrics. This zip up vest is one of those. This time, I made it in a smaller size, but with the same method, strip-piecing the outside, and adding patch pockets. The result is a bit less subtle than the first one, but I’m pleased with the fit, and I think this will be fun to wear with all of my basic black pants and solid color shirts. I made this while I was on the annual WAQG retreat in Frontenac, MN this weekend. More on that in another post.
And, the mark of a good garment (IMHO), an interesting lining: