Liesl and Co.
Oliver + S: Art Museum Vest + Trousers Sewing Pattern (5-12)
This classic vest and trousers ensemble is sure to be a hit for a day’s excursion out of the house. Fully lined vest includes welt pockets and a belt at the back. Trousers have a faux fly, elastic-back waistband, front pockets, and back welt pockets.
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After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: buttonholes, front hip pocket, lining, and welt pockets.
Vest: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, and linen.
Trousers: Light-, medium-, or medium-heavyweight fabrics like quilting cotton, shirting, seersucker, lightweight corduroy, denim, wool suiting, canvas, and chambray.
Waistband facing: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics.
Vest: Coordinating thread, 5/8" buttons (five for sizes 6M-5, seven for sizes 6-12), lightweight fusible interfacing.
Trousers: Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, one 5/8–3/4" button, 1 yard of 3/4" elastic.