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Woman's vest (made from a Vogue pattern) is elaborately embroidered in a fish/coral pattern using multistrand Igolochkoy needles. (Igolochkoy is a Russian embroidery technique that uses a miniature punch needle and creates a pile finish with embroidery floss.) Embroidery design pattern included.
AMERICAN HOME CRAFTS Spring-Summer 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 56, 96

Stenciled leather vest in a Southwestern flower motif. Vest is purchased in kit form.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1987 (v.65#12) pg. 46, 66

Painted cutwork ornamentation for a woman's vest. Flower basket and bow motif outline is painted on the back and then areas are cut out to resemble cutwork embroidery. The same technique is used for floral and bow motifs on the front. Antique-looking doilies appliquied with roses and sparkling hearts accent the front.
CRAFTS May 1992 (v.15#5) pg. 36, 51

Purchased denim vest is embellished with lace doilies, foil adhesive and faux jewels.
CRAFTS Apr 1993 (v.16#4) pg. 34

Decorate a woman's Battenberg lace vest by applying fabric floral motifs and gluing on clear glass beads.
CRAFTS Jan 1994 (v.17#1) pg. 74

In vogue vest. How to decorate a woman's collar vest with lapels using glitter paint accents.
CRAFTS Feb 1994 (v.17#2) pg. 64, 47

Woman's Christmas vest and skirt features fabric appliques of Santa, hearts, trees, and candy canes.
CRAFTS Nov 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 34

Convert a man's suit vest into a woman's vest by trimming with ribbon and a linen-like placemat.
CRAFTS Feb 1995 (v.18#2) pg. 86

Ribbon embroidery vest. Purchased denim vest is embroidered with a cluster of flowers. The ribbon embroidery requires only three stitches (lazy daisy leaf stitch, French knot and stem stitch).
CRAFTS Jan 1996 (v.19#1) pg. 32, 41

"Cats and birds don't mix" design for painting on a purchased natural canvas vest features cats trespassing in a "No Catz" zone with birdhouses.
CRAFTS Mar 1996 (v.19#3) pg. 22, 49

Wonderful winter vest. Blue felt vest is appliqued with a polar bear motif. Snowflakes and a verse, "Snowflakes, polar bears, what Santa might bring; Winter is always my favorite thing," are painted on the vest front. Edges of the vest are embroidered in a blanket stitch.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 58

A Stitch In Time vest. Purchased felt vest is appliqued with motifs of spools and a pincushion, and embroidered with the saying "A stitch in time ... saves nine!" Clusters of buttons are sewn on as accents. Vest edges are embroidered in a blanket stitch.
CRAFTS Jan 1997 (v.20#1) pg. 26, 39

Purchased felt vests for child and adult are appliqued with felt cat, heart and moon motifs.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 82, 51

Purchased white plush felt vest is appliqued with maple, beach and oak leaves, and acorns cut from felt. Leaf veins and outlines are embroidered.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 72, 55

Scarecrow vest. Purchased ivory felt vest is appliqued with scarecrow, pumpkin, cornshock and leaf motifs.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 18, 53

Butterfly motifs to paint on a purchased straw hat and canvas vest.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 51, Insert

The painted vest. Folk art pattern of a man handing a woman a flower, plus doves and flowers decorate the front and back of this womans vest.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #95 Oct 1983 (v.8#11) pg. 44

Decorative holiday vests feature colorful silk painting.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #96 Dec 1983 (v.8#12) pg. 28

Cross-stitch and gingham skirt and vest are sewn from a McCalls pattern and decorated with cattle brands and Indian designs.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1980 (v.11#5) pg. 40

Simple wonderful candlewicking. Includes instructions for (1) Candlewick angel table decoration. (2) Leaf and flower pattern for a woman's vest.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1982 (v.13#10) pg. 47, 68

Step-by-step guide to painting cherries and leaves. Includes instructions for painting cherry motifs on shoes and a vest.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1990 (v.17#2) pg. 50

Woman's painted vest. Purchased vest features 1890s lady on one side, a 1920s flapper on the other. A hearts and dots pattern borders the plackets, neckline and around the bottom.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1990 (v.17#5) pg. 54

Vintage vest. Recycle a man's vest into a teenage girl's vest by adding ribbons, bows, buttons and lace.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1990 (v.211#5) pg. 291, 130

Felted vest with embellishments made using serger tail chain.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1992 (v.13#1) pg. 60

Two women's quilted appliqued vests that are sewn from a Burda pattern and appliqued with violets or swan and flowers patterns.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1979 (v.9#2) pg. 78, 114

Black velvet jacket and vest are embroidered with a floral design using ribbon. Instructions furnished are limited to the rose and scroll design for the embroidery.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Winter 1979 (v.24#4) pg. 83, 143

Traditional Log Cabin quilt block design is used to decorate a woman's western style vest, shirt and skirt which are sewn from a purchased pattern.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1982 (v.27#3) pg. 45, 6

"Crazypoint" needlepoint that looks like crazyquilt designs. Includes instructions for: (1) Photo album cover, (2) padded picture frame, (3) pincushion, and (4) velvet vest with front panels of crazypoint.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1985 (v.30#1) pg. 76, 102

Woman's red velveteen vest is decorated with rhinestone buttons and antique laces.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1990 (v.35#6) pg. 41, 87

Frontier chic. Two different embroidery patterns for a vest and skirt set that have a Western flavor. Designs can be adapted to a vest and skirt pattern of your choice or pattern can be ordered by mail from magazine.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1981 (v.1#1) pg. 9

Sew a "unicorn" motif on the back of your favorite vest pattern.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1984 (v.4#2) pg. 39, 27, 49

Add a vest to any girl's basic dress pattern. Decorate it with a Christmas mouse appliqued on front.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1985 (v.5#4) pg. 11, 23, 41

"Falling Leaves" motif to work on the front panel of a jacket or vest made from a commercial pattern.
NEEDLEPOINT PLUS #99 Sep-Oct 1990 (v.17#3) pg. 20, 30, Back cover

Embellishing your vest. Tips on making a vest from handwoven fabric and adding embelishments such as buttons, cords, beads and leather.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #101 Winter 1994-95 (v.26#1) pg. 42

Pattern-printing primer. A sewer's guide to rubber-stamping on fabric. Includes a simple vest pattern and instructions for stamping the fabric and sewing the quilted vest.
THREADS #27 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 64
Added Info THREADS #28 Apr-May 1990 pg. 4

The embellished vest. Techniques for fitting and making a basic vest and for decorating two styles. One is made from waistband elestic seamed in strips into a flat fabric and then trimmed with piping, beads and sequins. The second is sewn from paisley fabric, bound with leather and trimmed with strings of beads and rattail cord.
THREADS #29 Jun-Jul 1990 pg. 50

Autumn Leaves motif to paint on a woman's vest. Beginner skill level.
TOLE WORLD #111 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.15#4) pg. 31, 59

Garden of Bunnies motif to paint in acrylics on a vest. Bunnies in several poses are in a garden setting with daisies and hollyhocks. Intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #115 Mar-Apr 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 6, 14