Childs Waistcoat and Trousers Sewing Pattern
Oliver + S
For Ages 5 – 12
This classic vest and trousers ensemble is sure to be a hit for a days excursion out of the house. Fully lined vest includes welt pockets and a belt at the back. Trousers have a faux fly, elastic-back waistband, front pockets, and back welt pockets.
Suggested fabrics: Vest: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics like quilting cotton, shirting, poplin, broadcloth, and linen.
Trousers: Light-, medium-, or medium-heavyweight fabrics like quilting cotton, shirting, seersucker, lightweight corduroy, denim, wool suiting, canvas, and chambray. Waistband facing: Light- to medium-weight woven fabrics.
Suggested Notions: Vest: Coordinating thread, 5/8″ buttons (five for sizes 6M-5, seven for sizes 6-12), lightweight fusible interfacing.
Trousers: Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing, one 5/8–3/4″ button, 1 yard of 3/4″ elastic.