Here is how my waistcoat, that is based on a bodice block from 1912, turned out. And a lot of description on the final sewing stages.
Historical sewing and classic tailoring are close relatives. So, I decided to combine a block from 1912 with classic tailoring methods to make a waistcoat.
Kuura is a free pdf pattern for a sleeveless vest meant for stretchy merino wool knit. Lace edgings and a ribbon bow add a bit femininity to this useful garment.
I made my son a young gentleman's party outfit that consists of a pair of trousers, a vest and a stylish shirt.