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digital explorer vest sewing pattern

digital explorer vest sewing pattern
Price: $8.95
Brand: Oliver + S
Item: OLV-OS026LIF-D
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This vest is perfect for all young explorers. It boasts five pockets, enough for even the most impassioned trinket hoarder. Make the vest with simple patch pockets or with the included pocket bellows to expand their capacity and give the vest even more of an explorer feeling.

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digital explorer vest sewing pattern
  • Digital Patterns

    This style is provided as a digital PDF pattern. It may be printed on both home printers (using either 8 1/2" x 11" or A4 paper) and at service bureaus that handle 36"-wide or A0 sheets. When you complete your order, you will be provided with a unique code to instantly download the pattern. See our digital product policy for full details.

    Description

    This vest is perfect for all young explorers. It boasts five pockets, enough for even the most impassioned trinket hoarder. Make the vest with simple patch pockets or with the included pocket bellows to expand their capacity and give the vest even more of an explorer feeling.

    Skills Used

    Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

    After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: applying bias binding, sewing on button and buttonhole (optional), sewing curved seam, topstitching.

    Suggested Fabrics

    Fabric A: light- to medium-weight woven fabric like quilting cotton, home-dec-weight fabric, lightweight canvas or denim, or cotton twill (avoid heavy fabrics). Fabric B: lightweight fabric like quilting cotton.

    Notions

    Two 20", 22", or 24" lengths of 1/2"-wide homemade bias binding or one package of 1/2"-wide, double-folded, ready-made bias binding; coordinating thread; three buttons, snaps, or sew-on Velcro squares, for center-front closure.

    Fabric Guide

    SIZE Small (6 M-3T) Medium (4-6) Large (7-10)
    Fabric A, 44"* 3/4 yard 1 yard 1 yard
    Fabric B, 44"** 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 3/4 yard

    * For vest and pockets.  ** For lining.

     

    Finished Measurements

    SIZE Small (6 M-3T) Medium (4-6) Large (7-10)
    Chest 25 1/2" 28 1/2" 30 1/2"
    Length* 13 3/4" 16 1/4" 18 5/6"

    * Measured from shoulder seam at neckline.

     

  • English System
    Size Chest
    (in)
    Waist
    (in)
    Hip
    (in)
    Height
    (in)
    Weight
    (lbs)
    6-12M 19 19 ½ 19 ½ 27-29 17-22
    12-18M 19 ¾ 20 ½ 20 ½ 29-31 22-27
    18-24M 20 ½ 21 21 31-33 27-30
    2T 21 21 22 33-36 30-33
    3T 21 ½ 21 23 36-39 33-36
    4 22 ½ 21 ½ 24 39-42 36-39
    5 23 ½ 22 25 ½ 42-45 39-44
    6 24 ½ 22 ½ 26 ½ 45-49 45-55
    7 25 ½ 23 27 ½ 49-52 56-64
    8 26 ½ 23 ½ 28 ½ 52-54 65-72
    10 28 24 30 54-56 73-77

     

    Metric System
    Size Chest
    (cm)
    Waist
    (cm)
    Hip
    (cm)
    Height
    (cm)
    Weight
    (kg)
    6-12M 48 50 50 69-74 8-10
    12-18M 50 52 51 74-79 10-12
    18-24M 52 53 56 79-84 12-14
    2T 53 53 56 84-91 14-15
    3T 55 53 58 91-99 15-16
    4 57 55 61 99-107 16-18
    5 60 56 65 107-114 18-20
    6 62 57 67 114-124 20-25
    7 65 58 70 124-132 25-29
    8 67 60 72 132-137 29-33
    10 71 61 76 137-142 33-35

     

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