A cosy vest

August 10, 2014


About a week ago I saw a post pop up in the PDF facebook group sharing a pic of a sweet little vest which was made from a free pattern.  I loved the look of it and decided to have a look and I ended up making this...


The pattern was made by Lydia from Little Kiwi's closet.  Lydia is a NZ lady who has an etsy pattern shop and blog.  You can read about the vest and download the free pattern here.  The pattern is available is available in sizes 12 months - 6 years. I made size 2 for Emily who is on the smaller size of 2 (although she is 2 years, 5 months) . For me (or should I say, Emily), the fit is spot on and it is a very simple little project. I will admit though that I did not read the instructions (naughty me), and since this is no formal pattern review I can just tell you the finished product is very cute! I made mine from grey marle windcheater (sweater fleece) with the wrong side facing out.  I lined it with some flannelette I bought a couple of months back from Spotlight. I made the stripey top Emily is wearing underneath too but she was all finished with photos before I could photograph it. She does like it though since it has three red ducky buttons on it!



The vest is reversible, depending on whether you decide to sew on a button on each side.  I added blanket stitching around the edge and used a big wooden toggle to close the vest.


It looks so cosy on Emily and I think it might fit her next year too.  Emily is also wearing hand me down cord pants I made using this Ottobre pattern for Issie a few years ago! Gotta love having three girls for value for money! She is standing in front of a tree that my husband felled yesterday (new firewood in the background!). Our property is an ever changing landscape.



Ta da!

You Might Also Like

24 comments

  1. How gorgeous (both the vest and little Emily)!! I'm going to have to check this pattern out, it looks great :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. What an adorable vest and child! It looks so snuggly. I am thinking about fall sewing already and the vest might be perfect.

    ReplyDelete
  3. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

    ReplyDelete
  4. That blanket stitching finishes it so well! Looks brilliant!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Oh Emily is so cute in her new fab vest! I have just downloaded the pattern too!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Thanks ladies! It's a fun sew!!

    ReplyDelete
  7. thank you for the lovely review Suz.

    ReplyDelete
  8. too adorable!! I think Eddie needs one. I just love the blanket stitching!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Love this! And i was umming and ahhing about what to do with some flanelette last night that won't quite fit into a cot sheet but could make perfect lining for this vest! Yay, free pattern ehre we come!

    ReplyDelete
  10. Oh so sweet... and love the addition of the blanket stitch

    ReplyDelete
  11. swarovski outlet, http://www.swarovskioutlet.org.uk/
    moncler coats, http://www.moncler.us.com/
    links of london uk, http://www.linksoflondons.co.uk/
    toms outlet, http://www.toms.us.com/
    moncler jackets, http://www.moncler.us.com/
    swarovski jewelry, http://www.swarovski.in.net/
    air jordan 4, http://www.airjordan4.org/
    oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakleysunglasses-wholesale.us.com/
    longchamp outlet store, http://www.longchampoutlet.name/
    coach handbags, http://www.coachhandbagsoutletonline.us.com/
    christian louboutin outlet, http://www.christianlouboutinoutlet.name/
    ralph lauren outlet, http://www.ralphlauren-outletonline.co.uk/
    mlb jerseys, http://www.cheapmlbjerseys.net/
    prada shoes, http://www.pradashoes.us/
    coach outlet store, http://www.coachoutletus.us/
    cheap nfl jerseys, http://www.cheapnfljerseys.org/
    gucci,borse gucci,gucci sito ufficiale,gucci outlet
    christian louboutin shoes, http://www.christianlouboutinoutlet.org.uk/
    snapbacks wholesale, http://www.cheapsnapbacks.us.com/
    oakley sunglasses wholesale, http://www.oakley.in.net/
    true religion jeans, http://www.truereligionjeansoutlets.us.com/
    mac cosmetics, http://www.maccosmetics.in.net/
    tory burch outlet online, http://www.toryburch.in.net/
    replica handbags,replica handbags outlet,cheap handbags,purses and handbags,wholesale replica handbags,replica bags,bags outlet,replica handbags wholesale,cheap purses,discount handbags,handbags sale,wholesale purses,handbags and purses,replica purses
    celine outlet, http://www.celineoutletus.com/
    2015915caihuali

    ReplyDelete
  12. Kami adalah industri Toko Mebel furniture minimalis menjual mebel berkualitas harga murah Mebel Jepara Minimalis yang tentunya dengan kualitas terbaik dan khas dari pengrajin mebel dengan ukiran mebel minimalis Jati katalog produk mebel kami banyak dan lebih dari ratusan hingga ribuan produk yang bisa anda cek disini meja makan minimalis dengan harga yang relatif murah anda sudah bisa mendapatkan produk Kamar Set Jati Minimalis asli produk mebel minimalis jepara yang berkualitas dan di kerjakan oleh para tukang kayu asli jepara yang sudah berpengalaman di bidangny. Selain itu toko mebel kami juga menjual produk kursi tamu minimalis asli produk jati dari jepara, Di samping itu produk yang kami tawarkan memang benar-benar mempunyai kualitas tinggi, tersedia juga produk buffet minimalis yang merupakan salah satu produk utama yang harus ada dalam satu hunian rumah kami sediakan dengan berbagai macam model Meja Makan Minimalis produk minimalis yang tentunya sangat elegant Kursi untuk ruang Tamu Jati Minimalis sampai dengan model yang mewah yang tentunya. kemewahan dari produk yang kami tawarkan berbeda dengan yang lain contohnya set kursi sofa produk modern berbahan baku jati yang tentunya sangat awet untuk anda peroleh untuk ditempatkan di rumah anda, semua itu anda bisa melihatnya di katalog produk tempat tidur minimalis asli karya toko jati Mebel Jepara Minimalis. Kami juga ada produk modern berbahan baku jati yang tentunya sangat awet untuk anda peroleh untuk ditempatkan di rumah anda, semua itu anda bisa melihatnya di katalog produk mebel jati dan untuk semua produk yang kami koleksi nantinya produk tersebut akan kami tawarkan sesuai dengan harga mebel tempat tidur. Anda jangan khawatir karena produk yang kami jual itu mempunyai kualitas yang terjamin yang di buat oleh para pengrajin kursi sofa minimalis yang sudah berpengalaman di bidangnya. Tentunya kami tidak ingin mengecewakan para konsumen kami,maka dari itu kami memberikan produk furniture rumah minimalis dengan harga yang terjangkau. Semua furniture yang kami jual adalah produk dari kami dan jika anda ingin melihat koleksi furniture dari jepara anda bisa mengunjungi toko online jual furniture minimalis jepara yang berkualitas dan terpercaya. Jangan pernah tertipu berbelanja furniture secara online yang mengatas namakan mebel jepara,hanya di sini anda bisa mendapatkan furniture jati yang berkualitas asli jepara.

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for taking the time to comment - it makes my day☼