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sa   VEST -- WOVEN
sa   VEST (MAN'S)
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Patterns and instructions for making a matching vest, scarf and tam of checkered gingham with appliqued tulips.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1974 (v.52#11) pg. 44, 99

How to make a two-piece applique and patchwork floor-length skirt and vest outfit. Pattern for vest and appliqued flowers included. Skirt requires a purchased A-line pattern.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 92, 170, 183

Scrap crafts. Sew a vest by patching together scraps of fabric. Vest is sewn using a commercial pattern and trimmed with bits of lace and edgings.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1981 (v.59#2) pg. 100, 144

Woman's vest is made from a black T-shirt appliqued with folded fabric pinwheels.
CRAFTS Sep 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 28, 51

Angel sampler vest. Vest is made from adult off-white sweatshirt. Homespun fabrics and Battenberg lace doilies are appliqued to the front to create angels in varying sizes and styles.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 32, 67

Winter Woods applique vest. Commercial vest pattern is modified with applique of evergreen trees and snowmen figures. Background fabric creates a landscape effect.
CRAFTS Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.21#12) pg. 30, Insert

Woman's vest, made from chenille fabric, is trimmed with premade lace floral motifs and edged with ball fringe around the bottom.
CRAFTS Feb 1999 (v.22#1) pg. 26, Insert

Make a quilted woman's vest.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #83 Oct 1981 (v.7#11) pg. 28

String-quilting technique is used to make colorful vests with your sewing machine. Technique is also used to make quilts, placemats, jackets, etc.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #94 Aug 1983 (v.8#10) pg. 24

Woman's vest features stripes of jacquard ribbon topstitched on moire fabric.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.21#5) pg. 48

How to create denim clothing with a folkloric look. Patterns and instructions are included for a calico patchwork vest, a blue jean skirt with calico panels, a calico scarf, and a denim skirt with crochet motifs.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1977 (v.8#2) pg. 71

Needlepoint fish vest.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 18

A vest to sew from two chamois polishing cloths.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 48

Quilted lace applique. Instructions included for a woman's vest and two window quilts.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 56

A punch-needle embroidered vest.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1981 (v.12#2) pg. 96

Use ribbon strips and fusable interfacing to make this vest.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1981 (v.12#3) pg. 53

Valentine vest is string-quilted, and is ornamented with an appliqued heart, a heart pocket, tiny heart-shaped buttons, small stuffed hearts, etc. Made from scraps of decorative fabric scraps.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.13#1) pg. 98

Three quilted vests made from the same pattern. They incorporate a silk-screened panel, lace applique, or seashell quilting to make them different.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1982 (v.13#2) pg. 82

A full-size "Simplicity" pattern for 20 different tops.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 9 1981 (v.94#8) pg. 100

Braid vest is made from trim and belting sewn together to look like macrame.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 140, 220

Crazy-quilt vest is patched with bits of brocade, scraps of silk and velveteen.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 142, 224

Thirty vests to knit, crochet, embroider, sew and latchook. Instructions for fourteen furnished. Directions for rest must be ordered.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Oct 1978 (v.187#4) pg. 156, 294

What you can do with dishtowels. Instructions for sewing a pinafore, placemats, a shirt, country-style tote, quilted tea cozy, smocked shoulder bag and a tailored vest.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1979 (v.189#2) pg. 130, 245

A woman's vest and a jacket sewn from reversible placemats.

Tailored woman's vest is sewn from dish towels and has a spray of wildflowers embroidered above the pocket.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 pg. 99, 146

Woman's quilted vest with squared bodice and front snaps.
HANDMADE Fall 1982 (v.2#3) pg. 47, 62

Woman's appliqued vest made from felt is taken from a traditional Czech design.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 37, 51

Woman's vest using Seminole piece work technique. Body of vest is worked in squares with print borders, hem and armholes. Animal applique on front and back can be added.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 39, 52

Woman's vest with V-neck is sewn from silk and designed to be worn either belted or unbelted.
HANDMADE #16 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 94, 81

Woman's quilted vest with a knitted yoke in a Fair Isle pattern.
HANDMADE #17 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 84, 67

One-size-fits-all skirt, vest and blouse (that can be lengthened to become a shirtdress). Patterns for vest and blouse are furnished, as are instructions for the patternless, gathered skirt.
HANDMADE 2/1986 pg. 14, 24

How to make your own felt and create a vest, trimmed with inkle-woven braid.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1979 (v.1#1) pg. 20, 54

Maltese cross vest. Woman's denim vest is embellished with bead-accented Maltese cross motifs.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1997 (v.18#3) pg. 65, 83

Woman's beaded chamois vest is made from two chamois cloths originally packaged for polishing cars. Patterns furnished.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 88, 116

Needlepoint interpretation of a woven Kurdish saddlebag can be used as a pillowtop or a rug.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Fall-Winter 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 72, 111

Two embroidered felt vests in Scandinavian designs.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 (v.10#2) pg. 86, 114

How to sculpture your own felt for a vest.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 (v.10#2) pg. 87, 118

Make your own rock-collecting vest from demin or other heavy cloth. It features pockets on both front and back.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1983 (v.36#12) pg. 2028

Woman's quilted vest with floral embroidery on the collar and pocket edging.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 97, 169

Woman's needlepoint vest with rows of dainty ladies in vivid colors.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jan-Feb 1982 (v.27#1) pg. 69, 123

Woman's quilted vest features the traditional "pine tree" quilt pattern.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1982 (v.27#5) pg. 40, 125

Crazy quilt accessories created from bright ribbons and embroidery. Patchwork items include (1) Christmas stocking, (2) Pillow, (3) Eyeglasses case, (4) Woman's vest, (5) Handbag.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1982 (v.27#6) pg. 12, 77

Edwardian applique. Two women's velveteen jackets and a collared vest are appliqued with leaf and vine decorations.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1983 (v.28#5) pg. 50, 114

Woman's and little girl's patchwork and applique vests with knitted back and ribbing on the bottom.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1985 (v.30#4) pg. 85, 104, 105

Quilted and appliqued vest for a woman features kittens playing with yarn.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 43, 76

Woman's Grape Harvest vest worked in needlepoint.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1991 (v.37#6) pg. 64, 67

Needlepoint woman's vest with fabric back is stitched with assorted geometric motifs that resemble Native American designs.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.38#4) pg. 53, 55

Tips on sewing lightweight insulated vests for indoor use.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 135

Four unique vests to make from a basic vest pattern. (1) Pre-quilted satin vest with appliqued heart and ribbon trim. (2) Embroidered spider and web vest. (3) Quilted vest. (4) Bold flower motif appliqued on the back.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1981 (v.1#4) pg. 9

Sea gull and patchwork bias quilted vests.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1982 (v.2#4) pg. 14, 24, 45

Strip-piecing to create fabric for women's vests and jackets.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1982 (v.2#5) pg. 11, 21, 42

Polish vest of black velvet (Kabodika) is trimmed with sequins, beads, rickrack, middy braid, and soutache braid.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1982 (v.2#6) pg. 7, 21, 40

Hand-felted vest is trimmed with easy topstitching and has only two seams at the shoulders. Includes instructions for making your own felt.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 10, 42, 22

Woman's velveteen vest is decorated with silk ribbon embroidered flowers.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1983 (v.3#1) pg. 18, 48, 33

Woman's vests. (1) Floral embroidery on white broad broadcloth. (2) Lace pieces stitched to a background of English net.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1983 (v.3#4) pg. 15, 43, 24

Woman's ribbon-tucked vest is made from green silk taffeta and red plaid.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 6, 37, 22

Woman's vest is decorated with diagonal lines of ribbons and stenciling.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 8, 40, 22

Woman's vest made from felted wool. Includes instructions on carding wool fiber, felting it, dyeing the felt and sewing it into a handquilted vest. Vest pictured has appliques and beading. Pattern for vest is commercial.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1984 (v.4#1) pg. 6

Woman's Amish vest features reverse applique and hand quilting.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1984 (v.4#1) pg. 12, 28, 43

Woman's quilted valentine vest includes valentine appliques on front and back and tiny stuffed hearts dangling from red ribbons.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1984 (v.4#1) pg. 18, 25, 47

Checkerboard heart vest with appliqued hearts on a multi-patterned black and white background. Vest has three ties in the front that each end in tiny hearts.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1984 (v.4#1) pg. 19, 26, 49

Sew a woman's strip-quilted vest with a star design.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1984 (v.4#5) pg. 11, 21, 41

Machine-applique a woman's "peacock" vest.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1984 (v.4#6) pg. 10, 22, 40

Machine-applique and strip-piece a woman's quilted vest in a tulip design.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1984 (v.4#6) pg. 12, 21, 42

Sew a woman's suede vest and skirt with folk-art heart, flower and animal appliques.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1985 (v.5#1) pg. 13, 22, 42

Sew heart applique reversible vests for the whole family.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1985 (v.5#1) pg. 17, 24, 46

Make a woman's vest with satin piping and machine-appliqued flowers.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1985 (v.5#2) pg. 13, 22, 42

Woman's drop-shouldered, open-front vest is made from white muslin, painted with acrylic paint and quilted in big shell shapes.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1986 (v.6#2) pg. 12, 39

Six women's vests. (1) Patchwork vest made from neckties. (2) Crocheted chenille vest. (3) Canvas vest covered with string fringe. (4) Crocheted big vest with drawstring waist. (5) Fabric vest with big pockets and embroidered flowers. (6) Denim applique vest.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1979 (v.2#1) pg. 18

Basic vest to batik and quilt.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1980 (v.3#5) pg. 22, 55

Woman's vest and tunic appliqued with Seminole bands.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1981 (v.4#1) pg. 10

Appliqued and quilted holly wreath woman's vest.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1981 (v.4#6) pg. 18

Woman's strip-quilted vest in a tapering chevron design is made from recycled blue jeans of various shades.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1983 (v.6#4) pg. 9, 42

Sew a woman's vest decorated with quilted and painted cats.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Sep-Oct 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 11, 26-27, 43

Re:Vision. In quest of the "perfect" photographer's vest. Some tips from one professional.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Oct 1989 (v.18#6) pg. 30

Pick a pocket. Advice on selecting a photographer's vest that will fit your needs.
SHUTTERBUG #311 Aug 1996 (v.25#10) pg. 146

Guidelines on feltmaking and instructions for sewing a felt vest, hat and mittens.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 39

Warm-up vests. One-piece pattern may be adapted for all sizes from child to six-foot adult. Insulated vests made from brightly colored cotton-polyester fabric and insulated with polyester batting. Est. cost: $20.
SUNSET Nov 1981 (v.167#5) pg. 102

Sixteenth-century sewing technique called "flashing" is used to make pillows, a Yule stocking and a vest. Five layers of fabric are stitched together in a grid and then slashed through the top four layers. When the fabric is washed, the cut edges open like flower petals.
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 118

Limited-edition vests. How to make a printing frame large enough to print a length of fabric to make a vest. Using wax resists and reactive dye pastes, the design is painted on print screens. Between five and eight prints can be pulled before the color is exhausted.
THREADS #4 Apr-May 1986 pg. 60

Tip suggests how to avoid using bias tape on a vest's armholes.
THREADS #33 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 18

A vest for quilters. Pattern for a vest with a flattering shape and clean finish. Includes instructions for making the pieced, appliqued and embellished fabric.
THREADS #38 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 64

How to modify a vest pattern to eliminate an armscye gap. Includes details on adding a princess seamline to a vest.
THREADS #42 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 8

Advice on preventing the bottom points of a vest from curling.
THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 10

Beading a vest sewn from a fabric with a clearly defined motif, which becomes the pattern for the beading.
THREADS #57 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 34

Woman's vest made from old neckties.
THREADS #59 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 32

Tuxedo-shirt women's vests are made from cuffs, plackets, pockets, collars, cuffs or tucks taken from used men's shirts.
THREADS #65 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 50

Edges alive! Appliqued collage is used to alter and enliven a garment's straight edges. Includes instructions for changing any two-piece dartless vest pattern into a single-piece pattern for applying appliqued collage.
THREADS #66 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 36
Correction THREADS #68 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 8
Correction THREADS #69 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 10

Latticework vest, made from bias strips against a background of iron-away stabilizer.
THREADS #66 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 60

The shopper's vest features 15 concealed pockets inside this knee-length garment. Includes advice on making hidden pockets in sideseam or of pin-in version for waistband, on deeper side-seam pockets and security pockets with zippers.
THREADS #67 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 46
Added Info THREADS #68 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 8

Four options for lining a vest.
THREADS #77 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 51

Seventeen woman's vests to sew, crochet, needlepoint, knit, quilt or applique.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 10 1978 (v.41#12) pg. 88, 128

How to make a woman's skirt and vest from men's old suits.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 3 1979 (v.42#8) pg. 48, 86

Two patternless women's quilted coats and a vest to sew.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 2 1980 (v.43#14) pg. 16, 112

Woman's denim vest begins as a jacket. You remove sleeves and add lace and ribbon trim.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 13 1982 (v.45#12) pg. 77, 152

Lacy, elegant vest is made using Japanese tatting techniques.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1992 (v.57#5) pg. 14

Woman's pieced and quilted vest. Requires a commercial vest pattern. Instructions are for piecing fabric strips and triangles into crazy-quilt fabric for the vest fronts.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1992 (v.58#1) pg. 50

Woman's vest is pieced from scraps of elegant fabrics and embroidered in crazy-quilt fashion. Complementary necktie is sewn from floral fabric. Includes instructions for working buttonhole, fern and detached chain embroidery stitches.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1993 (v.58#3) pg. 70