Buy this pattern and make yourself a Victorian Dress Weskit!
You need our full size paper pattern for Men’s Dress Waistcoats (Vests) for wear with Evening Dress from the 1850s through 1900s.
Fits chests 38″-54″ with instructions for making the pattern fit larger sizes. All sizes are included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions, historical notes and period tailoring techniques included.
marcella or pique
lightweight silk or linen for lining
heavy linen or canvas for interlining
2 yds at least 45″ wide
(1 yard each if making plain back)
buttons for front closure
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