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Test the Schoolboy Vest

I got to test this fabulous pattern by Abby of Sew Much Ado, recently.

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The Schoolboy Vest

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It’s totally not just for boys!

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BTW: Yes, I had my child do the photo shoot in the rain. Cause we live in the Pacific Northwest…and it rains more than not.

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 I was assigned the welt pockets, but the pattern also has an option for faux welts. It also can be reversible. AND one of the best things is a buttonhole guide so you know where they go!

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The back even has a back tie (belt).

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For this vest, I over-dyed a cream-colored sheet (on purpose) this golden color and lined it with a beautiful dark blue fabric (I think Michael Miller?) that I had been saving for something special.

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I also whipped up a matching skirt.

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*Ignore the slouchy tights leg.

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This is such a well written, easy-to-follow pattern. I love the details that make this vest really professional looking. And did I mention that buttonhole guide? I will tell you again because it is so great to have something to space the buttonholes for me! I never seem to get them evenly spaced, and now they are.

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As always, it was pleasure testing such a wonderful pattern for Sew Much Ado patterns.

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Thanks Abby! The pattern is so good that we willingly stood in freezing downpour for it!

Oh~ and Y is for YELLOW!

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12 thoughts on “Test the Schoolboy Vest

  1. that is really cute! I love how you added the skirt, that definitely makes it a school girl vest! Ah, the rain, that’s just how it is here :)

  2. super cute! Love the yellow. I recently made my son stand in the rain too ;o) When it is raining all week, I just can’t wait for it to stop ;o) Emily

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