Oliver + S Art Museum Vest & Trousers

Oliver + S

£11.00 (per 1/4m)

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Information

This classic vest and trousers ensemble is sure to be a hit for a day’s 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. 

Skills Used

Each Oliver + S pattern calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. They'll walk you through it, step by step.

After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: buttonholes, front hip pocket, lining, and 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. 

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.

Fabric Guide (all fabric widths: 44" unless otherwise indicated)
SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
View A, Fabric A* 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard
View A, Fabric B** 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard
View B, Fabric C 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards
View B, Fabric C, 58" 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 1 yard 1 yard 1 yard
View B, Fabric D*** 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/4 yard
SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
View A, Fabric A* 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard 3/4 yard
View A, Fabric B** 1 yard 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards
View B, Fabric C 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards
View B, Fabric C, 58" 1 1/4 yards 1 1/4 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards
View B, Fabric D*** 1/4 yard 1/4 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard 1/2 yard

* Front, welt pockets, and belt
** Lining, back, and belt lining
*** Waistband and pocket bags

Finished Measurements
SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
Chest 21 1/2" 22" 22 1/2" 23" 23 1/2" 24 1/2"
Vest Back Length* 11" 11 1/2" 11 3/4" 12 1/4" 12 3/4" 13"
Trouser Waist** 19 3/4" 20 3/4" 21 3/4" 22 3/4" 23 3/4" 24 3/4"
Trouser Outseam 18" 18 3/4" 19 3/4" 20 3/4" 22" 24 1/4"
SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
Chest 25 1/2" 26 1/2" 28" 29" 30 1/2" 31 1/2"
Vest Back Length* 14" 14 1/2" 15 1/2" 16 1/4" 17" 17 1/2"
Trouser Waist** 25 3/4" 26 3/4" 28 1/4" 29 1/4" 30 3/4" 31 3/4"
Trouser Outseam 26 1/4" 28 1/2" 30 1/2" 32 1/4" 33 3/4" 35 1/2"

* Measured from shoulder at neck
** Fully extended

Great for quilting, dress making and general sewing.
100% Premium Cotton
Wash at 30 degrees C, tumble dry warm.

Fabric Measurements

Please note that this fabric is sold by the quarter metre. One unit is cut as a fat quarter. Multiple units are cut as continuous lengths. If you would like 1/2 metre, then select 2 units, if you would like a metre then select 4 units, etc.

If you require a thin/long quarter please add a note in your shopping basket.

  • 1 quarter = 50cm x 56cm
  • 2 quarters = 50cm x 112cm
  • 3 quarters = 75cm x 112cm
  • 4 quarters = 1m x 112cm

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