How to Draft the Basic Man Vest


BASIC VEST Outline basic sloper and drop waist 1” BACK VEST PANEL A = ¼” neck to chest B to C = 1” D = waist D to E = 1” drop E to F 1-1/2” Connect A to C with shallowest part of hip curve ruler Connect C to F with hip curve ruler BACK SHOULDER AND ARMHOLE G = shoulder at neck G to H = add ¼” Blend H to original neck line H to I = 4” J = side seam at armhole K to K 1” L = back side guideline Connect I to L with sleigh curve ruler Connect L to K with sleigh curve ruler to finish back armhole M to N = 5/8” M to O = ¼” Connect K to O with hip curve ruler to finish side seam BACK WAIST DART P = 1/3 of C to L Square down P to Q Q to R = ½” Q to S = ½” Connect P to R with hip curve ruler Connect P to S with hip curve ruler to finish dart Connect O to R to finish back vest panel FRONT VEST PANEL T = 1/2 of J to U Square down from T to V V to W = M to N V to X = ¼” T to I = 1” Connect Y to X using same ruler as K to O FRONT SHOULDER AND ARMHOLE Z = shoulder at neckline Z to I add ¼” I to 2 = H to I 3 = 1/4 of 4 to U Connect 2 to 3 with sleigh curve ruler Connect 3 to Y with sleigh curve ruler to finish front armhole 5 = center front at chest 5 to 6 = 1” 6 to 7 ½” for extension Connect 1 to 7 with hip curve ruler to finish neck Square down 7 to 8 8 to 9 = 3-1/2” 9 to 10 = 1-1/2” 11 to 8 = 1” Connect 11 to 10 Connect 10 to X with hip curve ruler FRONT WAIST DART 12 =  1/2 of 10 to X Connect 4 to 12 with straight guide line 4 to 13 1-1/2” 12 to 14 ½” 12 to 15 = ½” Connect 13 to 14 with hip curve ruler Connect 13 to 15 with hip curve ruler to finish front vest

 

 

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