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sa   VEST (MAN'S) -- WOVEN
xx   VEST

How to weave a peasant vest on a cardboard loom with bright rug yarn, metallic braid, strip sequins and cotton warp thread. Instructions and sketch of vest pieces included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 32, 43

How to weave fabric from ribbons that can be sewn into a vest.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jun 1978 (v.186#6) pg. 112, 200

Woman's knitted/woven vest. Four woven panels are joined by panels of knitting. Front closes with six buttons.
HANDMADE Apr-Jun 1981 (v.1#1) pg. 41, 45

Handwoven insulated vest is loom-shaped and double-woven. Warp width: 28-1/4".
HANDMADE Winter 1981-82 (v.1#3) pg. 66, 85

Woven vests for him or her. Vests are lined with cotton fabric and polyester batting and quilted for warmth.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 97, 83

Loom-shaped double weave vest. Requires a 22" wide 4-harness loom.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1979 (v.1#1) pg. 24, 57

Three vests: (1) Little girl's slipover vest woven in heavy wool boucle. (2) "Hearts & Flowers" jerkin. (3) Simple jerkin woven on a board and nails loom.
HANDWOVEN Fall-Winter 1980 (v.2#1) pg. 52, 57, 69+

Clothing woven from rags. Includes instructions for a hooded jacket and log-cabin vest.
HANDWOVEN May 1981 (v.2#3) pg. 49

How to produce handspun variegated yarns that simulate ikat when woven. Includes instructions for spinning and weaving a lap robe and a vest, a shrug and a bog jacket.
HANDWOVEN Sep 1981 (v.2#4) pg. 65

Woman's short vest woven with handspun silk weft and trimmed with twill braid.
HANDWOVEN May 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 36, 97

Woman's long vest woven with handspun silk.
HANDWOVEN May 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 37, 97

Woman's short vest woven with nubby cotton weft.
HANDWOVEN May 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 37, 97

Weaving in the fur weft. How to incorporate "antique fur" pieces into woven clothing. Instructions for (1) woman's long sleeve jacket and (2) woman's wool plaid vest.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1983 (v.4#1) pg. 33, 80

Woman's rag vest. A loom-shaped double weave vest combines chenille with bright rayon rags.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1983 (v.4#1) pg. 44, 86

Woman's vest and skirt are sewn from handwoven twill fabric.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1983 (v.4#1) pg. 68, 94

Woman's Guatemalan-style woven vest features a supplementary weft soumak pattern.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1983 (v.4#2) pg. 56, 93

Woman's quilted vest, with a zipper front, is woven from top-dyed leftover yarn.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1983 (v.4#2) pg. 61, 96

Woman's handwoven Christmas vest is ideal for a table loom.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1983 (v.4#4) pg. 71, 100

Woman's tailored weskit with roll collar and single button at the waist. Woven in basket weave. Design based on a vogue jacket pattern with sleeves omitted.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1984 (v.5#1) pg. 44, 110

The family warp. A rosepath threading is used for four different vests (son, daughter, father and mother).
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1984 (v.5#4) pg. 41, 92

Woman's V-neck vest with button front. Woven in plain weave with grouped warp and weft to give a checkerboard effect.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1984 (v.5#4) pg. 74, 108

Womans vest that buttons at the waist was inspired by the colors in a paisley shawl.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1984 (v.5#5) pg. 67, I-11

Weave a woman's Bedford cord vest on a four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 27, I-4
Correction HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1985 (v.6#3) pg. I-2

Weave a supplementary warp striped top on a rigid heddle or four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 34, I-8

Weave a street-length skirt with a warp stripe (on a two or four shaft loom) and a vest in double weave on an eight shaft loom. Incorporates novelty yarn.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 38, I-11

Weave a pair of women's vests in plain weave on a two or four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1985 (v.6#1) pg. 72, I-16

Weave a wrap-around vest with warpwise floats in Bronson lace stripes on a rigid heddle or four shaft loom. Included in an article on making garments from narrow fabrics.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1985 (v.6#2) pg. 18, I-3

Weave a woman's spring ensemble skirt, vest and blouse. Woven on a four shaft loom. The skirt and blouse are woven in 2/2 twill. The vest is woven in plain weave.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1985 (v.6#2) pg. 56, I-13

Woman's vest is woven from mohair, loop and novelty yarns in a four-harness, 2/2 twill. The vest is open down the front to the waist, which is gathered on a crocheted drawstring.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 70

Pulled-warp vest is made using handspun thick-and-thin singles for the weft. By weaving irregular and triangular shapes, the warp can be pulled to give shape to the vest.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 78

Band weaving. Suggestions on yarn choices and how to use the bands as trims. Includes instructions for four inkle bands: a folded band, a soumak band, a pick-up on horizontal stripes and pick-up on basket weave. Card-woven bands in diamond, oval, little-girl, two-way turning and braids are explained. Inserts explain how to warp and weave with cards and on an inkle loom, as well as how to warp-paint on an inkle loom. Three projects are included: (1) A woman's jacket sewn from a commercial pattern and trimmed down the front with bands of card-woven trim. (2) A magazine tote (book cover) with offset inkle-woven bands sewn together to decorate the front. A narrow card-woven band fastened inside the tote serves as a bookmark. (3) A double-weave chenille vest that can be worn by either sex. Lining is weft-face straight twill with chenille weft. Outer fabric is weft-face reverse twill stripes alternating between colorful pearl cotton and white chenille in a four-harness weave. A squared cutting pattern for the vest is included.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1986 (v.7#3) pg. 41, I-7, I-8, I-10

Tendril vest woven in plaid plain weave features a novelty yarn with shiny tendrils called antennae. As the yarn is woven, the antennae are drawn to the top side. Vest pattern is woman's large size.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1986 (v.7#5) pg. 78, 80

Tubular double weave woman's vest and matching stocking cap. Vest has a stand-up collar and elasticized bottom. Companion article explains how to select yarns and a weave structure for tubular double weave. Insert gives the basics of four-shaft tubular double weave.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1987 (v.8#1) pg. 48, I-6

Simple woman's vest, woven in plain weave, has a knitted waistband and crocheted trimming at the neckline.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1987 (v.8#1) pg. 54, I-8

Finnish rya weave is used to make a sleeveless woman's vest covered with cut pile.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1987 (v.8#3) pg. 72, I-15

"Mexicali" vest for a woman is woven on "Finnish Bird's Eye" threading. Pattern weft colors and treadling are alternated to produce horizontal bands that decorate the front and back. Narrow pattern stripes run vertically on the under-arm panels. Article describes how to weave the fabric and lay out the pieces for a commercial vest pattern.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1988 (v.9#1) pg. 62, I-9

Tapestry vest. Tapestry is woven as yardage, with the design in planned places. Vest pieces are cut from that.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1988 (v.9#2) pg. 54, I-9

Andes-inspired striped vest with a open front and drop shoulders is woven in plain weave with warp emphasis.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1988 (v.9#4) pg. 68, 104

"Ragtime Vests." Two fabrics for the front panels of a vest are woven on the same black warp. Surface interest is added to the black-and-white striped weft using inlaid rag accents. A commercial pattern is used to make the vests.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1989 (v.10#5) pg. 46, 77

Woman's double-weave, extra-long, open-front vest of wool and mohair features small bright blocks of color that are accentuated with mohair weft.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1990 (v.11#1) pg. 45, 75
Correction HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1990 (v.11#3) pg. 97

"Poppana Vest" for a woman is woven in plain weave with "poppana" weft (bias strips of cotton cloth) on a fine warp. This creates the appearance of chenille.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.11#2) pg. 53, 76

Woman's handwoven vest has a turned collar that starts at the single fastener at the waist. It is woven in plain weave with vertical stripes.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.11#5) pg. 65, 77

"Last-Minute Blouse" or vest for a woman is a pullover with boat neckline and a single pleat on each shoulder. It is woven in 2/2 twill.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1990 (v.11#5) pg. 66, 78

A woman's vest woven in six-block polychrome summer & winter weave on eight shafts.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1991 (v.12#2) pg. 53, 85
Correction HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1998 (v.19#3) pg. 87

Designing Fair Isle patterns with overshot. Includes instructions for making a Fair Isle overshot vest.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1991 (v.12#4) pg. 76, 95

Alpaca Sierra vest for a woman is woven on a rigid heddle loom. Soft pleats at front and back shoulders and small tucks at the waistline provide shaping. Edges are finished with knitted edging.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1991 (v.12#5) pg. 74, 92

Imitation ikat vest is woven in eight-shaft, two-block double weave in an intricate plaid.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1993 (v.14#3) pg. 47, 81

Woman's southwestern-bedouin vest, is woven in four-shaft Finnweave. The border and pattern accents are North African rug motifs that also resemble traditional patterns of the American Southwest.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1993 (v.14#5) pg. 41, 77
Correction HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1994 (v.15#1) pg. 83

Vest for a handweaver uses a large-scale geometric, double-weave pick-up design for this four-shaft project.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1993 (v.14#5) pg. 42, 79

Woman's plain-weave vest features asymmetrical plaid in jewel tones of two-ply tweed yarn.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1994 (v.15#1) pg. 16, 83

"Kentucky-Kyoto" woman's vest in four-shaft color-and-weave is an intrepretation of a traditional overshot pattern.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1994 (v.15#1) pg. 63, 94

"Traveler's" vest, sewn from narrow strips of plain-weave fabric, features lots of pockets, inside and outside the front panels. Front is joined by three toggles.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1994 (v.15#2) pg. 66, 89

"Tibetan Turquois" woman's vest is woven in a two-block jeans twill. An assortment of novelty yarns are inlaid using the Theo Moorman technique to create the effect of a turquoise necklace.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1994 (v.15#3) pg. 33, 75

"Purple Haze" woman's vest in plain weave features Theo Moorman inlays of multicolored ribbon cascading from the shoulders. Tabs cross-stitched in ribbon add a special touch on back and side seams.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1994 (v.15#3) pg. 42, 81

"Celebration" woman's vest is woven in plain weave with colorful circles of inlaid overshot. Gold thread entwining the circles is embroidered on the fabric. Bright red tassels with small gold bells accent the front.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1994 (v.15#4) pg. 54, 88

"Tumbling Tucks" woman's vest features front panels woven in striped spider weave (cannele). Moorman inlay is used to float novelty yarns that appear on one side of each tuck. Tucks are stitched open in some areas to create a ripple effect. Back, yolk and edging of vest is woven in plain-weave.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1995 (v.16#1) pg. 64, 89

"Stars of the Night" woman's vest woven from rags.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1995 (v.16#2) pg. 51, 92

Reversible woman's vest. Cloth-strip fabric is woven on a striped warp which forms its own pattern on top of the printed strips. Features drop shoulders and cross-over, three-button front.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1995 (v.16#2) pg. 52, 91

"Iris Garden Ensemble" woman's three-piece suit is sewn from purchased pattern. Jacket and vest were woven on one warp in a six-shaft boulevard weave. Skirt, jacket facing and pocket are woven on another warp, with 2/2 twill used for the skirt and plain weave for jacket facing and pocket. Handwoven tubular piping finishes the edges of the vest and creates buttonholes.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1995 (v.16#2) pg. 69, 70, 95

"Seeing Spots" vest and pants ensemble. Vest fabric is woven in eight-shaft boulevard weave. Complementary fabric in plain weave is woven for pants. Commercial pattern required.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1995 (v.16#2) pg. 73, 96

"Blackberry Vine" woman's vest is woven in four-shaft twill. The distinctly different faces of the fabric are incorporated in the front placket and pockets.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1995 (v.16#4) pg. 60, 86

Traditional two-button vest, sewn from a commercial pattern, is made from handwoven plaid fabric. Two-shaft log-cabin weave uses alternating rows of cloth strips and cotton thread for warp.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1995 (v.16#5) pg. 55, 88

Woman's long laced vest that falls from shoulder to mid-calf is assembled from narrow strips laced together at each side. Fabric is woven in an eight-shaft network-drafted twill variation.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1995 (v.16#5) pg. 71, 85

"Sagebrush" hooded vest with button front and side-seam pockets is woven in a 2/2 twill. Nine colors are used to create the large plaid. A commercial pattern is used to sew the vest. An alternate pattern layout for a 27" wide fabric is furnished.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1996 (v.17#1) pg. 34, 87

Beaded woman's vest. Fabric is woven in an eight-shaft polychrome summer & winter pattern. Vest, sewn using a commercial pattern, is embellished with rainbow bugle and seed beads.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1996 (v.17#2) pg. 42, 82
Correction HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1996 (v.17#3) pg. 84

"Jewel tones" plaid vest with a V-neck and three button front. Vest is sewn from a commercial pattern. Fabric is a handwoven plaid in plain weave.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1996 (v.17#4) pg. 64, 96

Vest variations. Fabric for two women's vests are woven in plain weave on the same 15" warp. Weft and garment details vary. (1) Short vest has horizontal stripes, a button front and drop shoulders. Banding and bottom ribbing is knitted and crocheted in black brushed mohair. (2) Long vest has subtle vertical striping. The neckline and front plackets are edged with crocheted trim. One large button is used as a fastener at placket top.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1996 (v.17#4) pg. 65, 66, 94

Vests that fit. Shaping tricks provide custom fit for a pair of vests woven on one warp. One vest has a V-neck with a double-pointed bottom front. The second has a round neckline and straight hem. Front and back of each vest are woven in Star of Bethlehem overshot. The fulled woven fabric for front and back is joined by rib knitted panels under the arms and is finished with crocheted edging.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1996 (v.17#5) pg. 61, 79

Piecework vest made from handwoven fabric in plain weave on a painted ikat-like warp. Front is accented with panels of stripes pieced in Seminole fashion. One band features staggered strips laid in on an angle to create a checkered design.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.18#1) pg. 36, 78

Friendship vests. Below-the-hip rectangular vest in two versions, one solid and one in a windowpane-check. Both are lined with silk fabric and embellished with embroidery and accents.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.18#1) pg. 38, 73

Garden Wall pieced vest. Vest is made from handwoven plain weave and pieced with shiny accents of rayon and lace. Front and back shoulders are embellished with cascades of ribbon flowers, silk embroidery and braids.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.18#1) pg. 40, 75

Velveteen vest in an overshot block pattern, woven on opposites in an undulating twill.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1997 (v.18#1) pg. 63, 84

Woman's waist-length Japanese vest in a simple design is made from handwoven fabric. Matte linen in plain weave is used for the body and silk charmeuse in block twill for the collar and lining.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1997 (v.18#2) pg. 55, 78

Convertible scarf-vest (13"x73") in plain weave with 2/2 point twill warp stripes of painted warp. A few snap fasteners turn a scarf into a vest with decorative buttons and a draped back.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1997 (v.18#4) pg. 55, 78

Woman's vest front in plain weave uses strip-woven black polyester fleece with four bright colors in the warp. The back and binding of the vest are cut from polyester fleece. A commercial pattern is used for the vest.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1998 (v.19#1) pg. 36, 75

Out of the Shadows woman's tunic-length vest fabric is woven in eight-shaft shadow weave. Includes an explanation of how to adapt a commercial vest pattern to this design.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1998 (v.19#4) pg. 40, 70

Woman's vest with matching scarf are woven in twill and huck variation on four shafts.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1999 (v.20#4) pg. 54, 79

Woman's chenille vest in plain weave features a ribbon inlay of surface patterning.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1999 (v.20#4) pg. 56, 78

Woman's jacket is made from felted handspun fabric woven in a broken twill. A commercial pattern is used. Companion reversible vest, handwoven in fine cotton, is lined with milkweed down. Instructions for gathering and harvesting the down from milkweed pods are included.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #68 Fall 1986 (v.17#4) pg. 24

Vests for narrow (8" to 16") warps. Design and construction principles and instructions for a V-shape vest, a blouson vest and a bolero-style vest.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #105 Winter 1995-96 (v.27#1) pg. 43

Simple woman's vest is woven from a combination of commercially spun and handspun tussah silk. Includes weaving instructions and pattern.
SPIN-OFF 1981 (v.5) pg. 59

Woman's reversable vest is sewn from felt bonded to handwoven mohair yardage.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 58

Woman's handwoven vest with crocheted shawl collar. Incorporates a variety of yarns. Designed for a large size. Woven on a 23" loom.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 45

Warping and weaving with overtwisted yarns to produce a crinkling, collapse fabric. Includes instructions for a sleeveless vest sewn from a collapse fabric made of karakul wool and alpaca yarns.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1987 (v.11#2) pg. 43

Woman's vest, woven in a lace pattern from highly twisted handspun yarn, has the stretch and buoyancy of a knitted fabric.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1987 (v.11#4) pg. 36, 46

A guide to boiled wool, clothing made from felted wool fabric. Describes yarn selection, weaving and boiling the wool. Insert describes how to make a boiled-wool vest. Instructions for felting machine-knit mohair yardage is also included.
THREADS #13 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 63

Weave a patchwork vest, no piecing required. Shaped-strip weaving described.
THREADS #63 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 44
Added Info THREADS #66 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 6
Added Info THREADS #68 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 6

Woman's quilted vest is woven in "primrose and diamonds" overshot pattern.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #15 Jan 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 28

Flamepoint reversible vest is weft face and woven in boundweave on a rosepath threading. Requires 18" reed width.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #19 Winter 1981 (v.5#3) pg. 9

Pattern for a simple woman's vest to make from end-of-the-warp fabric. Features a drawstring waist and lapel.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #19 Winter 1981 (v.5#3) pg. 41

Instructions for weaving an inner vest to line a sheepskin vest.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #19 Winter 1981 (v.5#3) pg. 46

Two handwoven vests. (1) Ragstrip vest made of velveteen strips and woven in tabby with a cotton warp. (2) Honeycomb bolero-style vest.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #23 Winter 1981-82 (v.6#3) pg. 30

Woman's sleeveless vest is woven with handspun weft. Neck is decorated with braid.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #23 Winter 1981-82 (v.6#3) pg. 36

Woman's vest is woven using the leno technique.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #24 Spring 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 16

A plaid skirt and matching reversible plaid/plain vest.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #27 Winter 1982-83 (v.7#3) pg. 21

Woman's vest woven with a twill design on basket weave ground.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #27 Winter 1982-83 (v.7#3) pg. 40

Woman's sleeveless wool vest in twill stripes.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #27 Winter 1982-83 (v.7#3) pg. 62

Shadow weave vest in an 8-harness pattern.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #31 Winter 1983-84 (v.8#3) pg. 81
Correction WEAVER'S JOURNAL #34 Fall 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 82

A fleecy vest combines latch hooking a lining of unspun locks of fleece, and handweaving for the outside layer.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #32 Spring 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 9

Tablet-woven garments. Instructions for a vest, skirt and handbag are included.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #35 Winter 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 29

A woman's vest and skirt woven in a crepe weave on a four or eight shaft loom. Commercial patterns are used, but altered to accommodate loom length.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #35 Winter 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 56

Woman's argyle twill vest with knitted side panels and trim.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #39 Winter 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 12

The Moebius vest is made from a rectangle of fabric that is slit halfway and the two front panels twisted to form a collar-like effect before attaching them along the sides. Article gives basic vest pattern, instructions for fitting it according to body size, finishing techniques and closings. Weaving suggestions describe two methods for creating the front slit and suggest optional design details. An insert describes a twisted-front vest with a woven-in neck opening that gives a different fit at neck back and shoulder line.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #44 Spring 1987 (v.11#4) pg. 48

Desert tapestry vest is woven wrong side up on a four-harness loom.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #45 Summer 1987 (v.12#1) pg. 52