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Gentleman's white-tie formal vest

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Gentleman's "white tie" formal west

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Men
Style Formal / Bridal
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What materials did you use? White on white brocaded satin for fronts, white bridal satin for lapels and pocket edges, and peau du soie for vest back and lining, fusible interfacing.

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What are you most proud of? The cut of the vest is to suit formal Highland apparel, with the classic Prince Charlie jacket worn with a Scottish Kilt.

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impressive work

02/14/2014 Flag

Thank you! I'm proud of it, and the recipient loves it!

02/21/2014 Flag

Beautifully done! The lapel collar turns nicely. I like the welt pockets. It must be very impressive together with the kilt, or showing under a formal dinner jacket.

03/27/2014 Flag