Vests

These vests and waistcoats keep your body warm while your arms are free, the perfect between-season garment. Plus, you can still show off your gorgeous sweater or statement sleeve top underneath.

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44 Patterns Found

Acorn Vest

by Love Notions

kids

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight wovens and non-wovens such as faux fur, fleece, minky, pre-quilted cottons, or puffer vinyl. For the lining, use a lightweight slippery woven such as satin or acetate.

Size range: Chest: 20" - 33.5", Waist: 21" - 30", Hips: 21" - 36"

A photo of a finished Acorn Vest.

Alcove Sleeveless Jacket

by Atelier Scammit

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight wovens such as wool suiting, gabardine, linen, or light denim.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 45", Waist: 23" - 38", Hips: 32.5" - 47.5"

Published: 2023-03-06

A photo of a finished Alcove Sleeveless Jacket.

Avast, A Vest

by Patterns for Pirates

Fabric recommendations: Medium weight double-sided knits such as brushed hacci, cotton jersey, bamboo jersey, french terry, or double brushed poly.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 54", Waist: 23.5" - 50", Hips: 33" - 58"

A photo of a finished Avast, A Vest.

Belvedere Waistcoat

by Thread Theory

Fabric recommendations: Medium weight wovens such as wool suiting, linen, upholstery fabrics, corduroy, canvas, or denim.

Size range: Chest: 36" - 50", Waist: 31.5" - 46.5"

A photo of a finished Belvedere Waistcoat.

Bennie Vest

by Bella Loves

Fabric recommendations: Midweight wovens such as suiting, crepe, linen, twill, or gaberdine. For the lining, use a soft, lighweight woven such as cotton lawn, habotai, cupro, satin, viscose, or acetate.

Size range: Chest: 31.5" - 44", Waist: 25" - 38", Hips: 34.5" - 47"

Published: 2023-05-06

A photo of a finished Bennie Vest.

Berger Gilet

by Atelier Scammit

kids & adults

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight wovens such as wool suiting, jacquard, heavy linen, or faux fur.

Size range: Chest: 19" - 50", Waist: 19" - 43", Hips: 19.5" - 52.5"

Published: 2023-01-30

A photo of a finished Berger Gilet.

Billy Gilet

by Merchant & Mills

Fabric recommendations: Outerwear wovens, such as dry oilskin, oilskin, linen, 7-12oz denim, wool, corduroy, cotton twill, or canvas. For the lining, lightweight smooth wovens, such as cotton voile, lightweight linen, or lightweight wool.

Size range: Chest: 34" - 54", Waist: 28" - 48", Hips: 34.5" - 54.5"

Published: 2022-10-15

A photo of a finished Billy Gilet.

Canyon Cardigan

by Love Notions

Fabric recommendations: Light to heavy weight knits with some drape, such as rayon jersey, bamboo jersey, ponte, french terry, or sweater knits.

Size range: Chest: 33" - 57.5", Waist: 26.5" - 49.5", Hips: 35.5" - 59.5"

A photo of a finished Canyon Cardigan.

Cap Sleeve VestMore Details

by Assembly Line

Fabric recommendations: Midweight wovens are best, but any weight of woven outerwear fabric will work, such as nylon, suiting fabrics, linen, stable fleece, or wool coating.

Size range: Chest: 31.5" - 54.5", Waist: 25" - 49.5", Hips: 36" - 54.5"

A photo of a finished Cap Sleeve Vest.

Chapman Cardigan

by Ellie & Mac

Fabric recommendations: Light to mid weight knits with 4-way 50% stretch, such as cotton lycra, polyester rayon, modal slub jersey, french terry, or double brushed poly.

Size range: Chest: 18.5" - 63", Waist: 18.5" - 60", Hips: 18.5" - 67"

A photo of a finished Chapman Cardigan.

Costera Waistcoat

by Pauline Alice

Fabric recommendations: Medium weight wovens such as cotton twill, corduroy, wool crepe, wool suiting, or linen.

Size range: Chest: 31.5" - 47", Waist: 24.5" - 40"

Published: 2022-12-20

A photo of a finished Costera Waistcoat.

Darcey Duster, Vest, and Cardigan

by Made for Mermaids

kids & adults

Fabric recommendations: Light to medium weight knits with 2-way stretch, such as sweater knits, hacci, french terry, brushed poly, rayon jersey, ITY, stretch velvet, or stretch lace.

Size range: Chest: 19" - 51", Waist: 19.5" - 46", Hips: 19.5" - 54"

A photo of a finished Darcey Duster, Vest, and Cardigan.

Davis Crossbody Vest

by Elbe Textiles

Fabric recommendations: Mid to heavy weight wovens such as denim, canvas, or linen. For the lining, use a midweight woven such as quilting cotton or linen.

Size range: Chest: 31" - 58.5", Waist: 24.5" - 52"

Published: 2023-02-26

A photo of a finished Davis Crossbody Vest.

Dropje Hooded Vest

by Waffle

Fabric recommendations: Light to medium weight outerwear wovens such as light denim, gabardine, canvas, or waterproof nylon.

Size range: Chest: 31.5" - 43.5", Waist: 24.5" - 36", Hips: 34" - 45.5"

A photo of a finished Dropje Hooded Vest.

Explorer Vest

by Oliver & S

kids

Fabric recommendations: Light to medium weight wovens, such as quilting cotton, home-decor fabrics, canvas, lightweight denim, or cotton twill. For the lining use a lighter weight woven such as quilting cotton.

Size range: Chest: 10" - 28", Waist: 19.5" - 24", Hips: 19.5" - 30"

A photo of a finished Explorer Vest.

Flynn Jacket and Vest

by In the Folds

Fabric recommendations: Bottom-weight wovens such as denim, canvas, duckcloth, drill, or heavyweight linen.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 51.5", Waist: 24" - 45.5", Hips: 33" - 55"

A photo of a finished Flynn Jacket and Vest.

Forager Vest

by Sew Liberated

Fabric recommendations: Light to mid weight wovens such as linen, washed linen, cotton crepe, cotton sateen, or cotton/linen blends.

Size range: One size

A photo of a finished Forager Vest.

Hathor Vest

by I Am

Fabric recommendations: Midweight wovens or non-wovens such as quilted fabric, faux fur, corduroy, needlecord, boiled wool, denim, gabardine, medium to heavyweight cotton twill, or waxed cotton. For the lining, use a lightweight woven such as cotton poplin, tencel, cupro, or satin.

Size range: Chest: 31" - 45", Waist: 23" - 37", Hips: 33" - 47"

Published: 2022-09-30

A photo of a finished Hathor Vest.

Hygge Vest, Gilet, and Bodywarmer

by Waves & Wild

babies & kids

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight wovens or non-wovens such as wool blends, padded nylon, tweed, soft-shell, or sherpa fleece.

Size range: Chest: 16.5" - 29.5", Waist: 17" - 26", Hips: 18" - 31"

A photo of a finished Hygge Vest, Gilet, and Bodywarmer.

Jen Polished Vest and Jacket

by Ellie & Mac

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight wovens or non-wovens, such as wool coating, cotton canvas, jacquard, light denim, corduroy, or raincoat nylon. For the lining, use a lightweight slippery woven such as silk, satin, or cotton lawn.

Size range: Chest: 29" - 63", Waist: 23.5" - 61", Hips: 33.5" - 67"

Published: 2024-01-16

A photo of a finished Jen Polished Vest and Jacket.

Joy Vest

by Style Arc

Fabric recommendations: Midweight wovens such as linen, cotton shirting, or suiting fabrics.

Size range: Chest: 30.5" - 59", Waist: 23.5" - 50.5", Hips: 32.5" - 61"

A photo of a finished Joy Vest.

Keith Vest

by Style Arc

Fabric recommendations: Midweight knits with plenty of stretch and good recovery, such as rib knits, sweater knits, or french terry.

Size range: Chest: 30.5" - 68", Waist: 23.5" - 61", Hips: 32.5" - 70"

A photo of a finished Keith Vest.

Kyoto Vest

by Tessuti

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight wool coatings such as boiled, felted, double-sided woven, heavy wool knits, or wool blends.

Size range: Chest: 32" - 42", Waist: 27" - 37", Hips: 36" - 46"

A photo of a finished Kyoto Vest.

Lonetree Jacket and Vest

by Allie Olson

Fabric recommendations: For the outer layer, use heavyweight wovens such as twill, chino, corduroy, or waxed canvas. Fabrics weighing 7 to 10 ounces per square yard are ideal. For the lining, use either the same fabric, or a lightweight cotton or flannel.

Size range: Chest: 43.5" - 57.5", Waist: 37.5" - 49.5", Hips: 46.5" - 59.5"

A photo of a finished Lonetree Jacket and Vest.

Marlene Vest

by Dressmaking Amore

Fabric recommendations: Light to mid weight wovens such as linen, cotton voile, poplin, silk, satin, shirting, or suiting fabrics. For the lining, use a slippery lightweight woven such as satin or acetate.

Size range: Chest: 32" - 46", Waist: 24.5" - 38", Hips: 34" - 48"

Published: 2023-06-30

A photo of a finished Marlene Vest.

Melville Cardigan and Vest

by Liesl & Co

Fabric recommendations: Light to medium weight knits without a lot of drape, such as cotton jersey, ponte, french terry, or stable sweater knits.

Size range: Chest: 31.5" - 46", Waist: 24" - 38.5", Hips: 34" - 48.5"

Published: 2021-10-08

A photo of a finished Melville Cardigan and Vest.

Miller Waistcoat

by Merchant & Mills

Fabric recommendations: Midweight wovens, such as 5-8oz linen, 5-10oz denim, lightweight corduroy, wool, wool blends, cotton canvas, or twill. For the lining, use lightweight wovens such as calico, cotton lawn, cotton, cotton blends, or Tencel/linen.

Size range: Chest: 31" - 55", Waist: 24" - 48.5", Hips: 34" - 57.5"

Published: 2022-02-11

A photo of a finished Miller Waistcoat.

Mira Vest

by Dressmaking Amore

Fabric recommendations: Medium weight wovens, non-wovens, or stable knits such as fleece, faux fur, linen, ponte, or sweater knits.

Size range: Chest: 32" - 46", Waist: 24.5" - 38", Hips: 34" - 48"

Published: 2024-03-01

A photo of a finished Mira Vest.

Mr London Waistcoat

by Sew La Di Da

Fabric recommendations: Midweight wovens such as cotton poplin, crepe, tweed, wool suiting, velvet, or silk.

Size range: Chest: 35" - 47"

A photo of a finished Mr London Waistcoat.

Murcot Puffer Vest

by Cashmerette

This pattern was released exclusively to club subscribers. It might become available to purchase later, check the designer's website for details!

Fabric recommendations: Light to mid weight wovens or outerwear fabrics such as cotton poplin, woven polyester, or nylon. For the lining, use any nonstretch woven, such as cotton lawn, linen, or flannel.

Size range: Chest: 33" - 62", Waist: 25" - 52", Hips: 35" - 62"

Published: 2023-02-01

A photo of a finished Murcot Puffer Vest.

Oakley Vest

by Love Notions

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight wovens and non-wovens such as faux fur, fleece, minky, pre-quilted cottons, or puffer vinyl. For the lining, use a lightweight slippery woven such as satin or acetate.

Size range: Chest: 33" - 57.5", Waist: 26.5" - 49.5", Hips: 35.5" - 59.5"

A photo of a finished Oakley Vest.

Ozark Vest

by Wardrobe by Me

Fabric recommendations: Heavy weight wovens such as heavy nylon, canvas, or denim for the outer layer. For the lining, use quilted nylon or fleece to make it warm and cozy. You will also need a tiny bit of ribbing for the neckband.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 48.5", Waist: 25" - 44", Hips: 31.5" - 49.5"

Published: 2021-11-03

A photo of a finished Ozark Vest.

Pathfinder Vest

by Twig & Tale

babies & kids & adults

Fabric recommendations: Warm outerwear fabrics such as wool, wool blends, corduroy, velvet, fleece, WindPro, or a vintage woolen blanket. For the lining, use a soft woven such as linen, cotton, or flannel.

Size range: Chest: 19" - 60", Waist: 19.5" - 62", Hips: 20" - 60"

A photo of a finished Pathfinder Vest.

Pina Jacket and Vest

by SBCC

Fabric recommendations: Stable knits with just a little bit of strech, such as fleece, quilted knits, heavy sweatshirt fleece, or faux fur.

Size range: Chest: 31" - 58.5", Waist: 24" - 52.5", Hips: 32" - 61.5"

Published: 2021-02-26

A photo of a finished Pina Jacket and Vest.

Robin Vest

by Dressmaking Amore

Fabric recommendations: Light to medium weight wovens with some structure, such as cottonlawn, poplin, sateen, or linen.

Size range: Chest: 32" - 46", Waist: 24.5" - 38", Hips: 34" - 48"

Published: 2024-03-01

A photo of a finished Robin Vest.

Shau Vest

by Itch to Stitch

Fabric recommendations: Medium weight wovens or stable knits, such as brocade, jacquard, twill, broadcloth, chambray, linen, wool blend, ponte, or scuba.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 63", Waist: 25.5" - 54", Hips: 33" - 62"

Published: 2022-12-01

A photo of a finished Shau Vest.

Sundance Jacket

by Greenstyle Creations

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight stable knits such as double knits, ponte, scuba, or heavy supplex.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 61", Waist: 22" - 57", Hips: 32" - 62"

A photo of a finished Sundance Jacket.

Torino Vest

by Tessuti

Fabric recommendations: Heavyweight non-woven fabrics that do not fray when cut, such as boiled or felted wool.

Size range: Chest: 32" - 48", Waist: 27" - 43", Hips: 36" - 52"

Published: 2023-05-30

A photo of a finished Torino Vest.

Trailblazer Vest

by Twig & Tale

kids & adults

Fabric recommendations: Mid to heavy weight outerwear fabrics, such as wool, wool blends, corduroy, denim, pre-quilted cottons or nylons, canvas, cotton drill, suede, or oil skin. Or try using recycled fabrics, such as vintage wool coats, gently used corduroy/wool trousers, or sleeping bags. For the lining, use a lightweight slippery fabric such as satin, rayon, linen, or flannel.

Size range: Chest: 19" - 60", Waist: 19" - 62", Hips: 19" - 60"

A photo of a finished Trailblazer Vest.

Tsuki Cargo Vest

by Waffle

Fabric recommendations: Light to mid weight wovens with some body, such as light denim, canvas, duck, cotton twill, or chino. For the lining, use a lightweight woven such as cotton poplin, linen, or satin.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 48", Waist: 23" - 41", Hips: 32.5" - 50.5"

A photo of a finished Tsuki Cargo Vest.

Ultra Crop Sweater

by Greenstyle Creations

Fabric recommendations: Medium to heavy weight knits with 40% stretch, such as sweatshirt fleece, sweater knits, french terry, ponte, waffle knits, or double knits.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 61", Waist: 22" - 57"

A photo of a finished Ultra Crop Sweater.

Victoria Blazer

by By Hand London

Fabric recommendations: Light to medium weight wovens with lots of body, such as cotton poplin, linen, chambray, wool crepe, flannel, soft denim, wool, or tweed. Or use a midweight stable knit such as ponte or double knits. For the lining, use a lightweight woven such as cotton lawn.

Size range: Chest: 32" - 45", Waist: 25" - 38", Hips: 35" - 48"

A photo of a finished Victoria Blazer.

Vinny Jacket and Vest

by Fibre Mood

Fabric recommendations: Midweight outerwear wovens or stable knits, such as wool suiting, wool coating, jacquard, faux leather, wool jersey, ponte, scuba, or neoprene.

Size range: Chest: 30" - 57.5", Waist: 26" - 52.5", Hips: 34" - 57"

Published: 2023-09-06

A photo of a finished Vinny Jacket and Vest.

Wildwood Jacket and Vest

by Helen's Closet

Fabric recommendations: Light to mid weight wovens such as cotton poplin, flannel, linen, wool, nylon, or hemp, for both the outer and inner layers. For the filling, use a polyester or cotton batting. Or use a pre-quilted fabric to replace all layers.

Size range: Chest: 31" - 60", Waist: 24" - 52", Hips: 33" - 62"

Published: 2023-02-28

A photo of a finished Wildwood Jacket and Vest.