Thursday, August 14, 2014

McCall's 5887...

I can't tell you when I cut this out, but I know it was a long time ago.  The pattern is now out of print if that tells you anything.  I don't know why I do that, cut stuff out and then ignore it.  I think I mainly do that with brocade.

The vest was made of a lovely brocade:

It doesn't photograph well as it's somewhere between these two pictures (brown and yellow).  Neither photo does it justice.

I used McCall's 5887:

 I made A:

Because I had two gorgeous vintage glass buttons, I only did two buttons instead of three.  This is my nod to Steampunk which I absolutely adore.  I think the vest turned out pretty good.  What do you think?

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