Louisa

Added Oct 26, 2009

By burdastyle

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Description

The Louisa vest is an adorable separate to add to your necessities rack. We made ours in navy corduroy & leather and are in love. A simple layering piece with princess seams you can dress up or down- any time of the year.

Material Notes

Corduroy, leather, leather covered buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Vest
Style
Bohemian, Casual, Classic, Mod, Preppy, Punk, Rock
Material
Corduroy, Leather/Fur

Credits

Photography
Sylist

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    Nov 3, 2009, 08.42 PMby raroofus

    can we get a plus size version? a well endowed woman (you know in the chest area) i dont think could wear this. i would need at least one more size for this. i know trying to resize myself doesnt always work. please?? i think other people would agree it would help to have a plus size version. doesnt everyone want cute clothes? and be able to make them too?

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    Nov 1, 2009, 10.23 AMby alekat

    is it just me or is there no instructions to download? how am i supposed to know how to put this together! Burdastyle help! =(

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    Oct 30, 2009, 01.45 PMby hnolde

    Haha I misread the line “favorites rack” as well and almost died laughing!!

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    Oct 29, 2009, 11.04 PMby malou10

    comme c’est jolie votre veste

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    Oct 29, 2009, 09.45 PMby Juliana Mateus

    the vest is nice but, I want those SHOES!

    ah!

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    Oct 28, 2009, 11.38 PMby lpatrick99

    I like the vest but had to dig around to see what sizes it came in. How about putting the size range in the description of the vest?

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    Oct 28, 2009, 10.35 PMby nutmeg1

    Super cute!

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    Oct 28, 2009, 10.29 PMby dianne207

    adorable indeed! ;-)

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    Oct 28, 2009, 01.41 PMby staticstasy

    Is there going to be a pattern for those pants?

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    Oct 28, 2009, 02.57 AMby arete999

    Good job BS! I love your choice of the fabrics! Corduroy & leather are perfect match!

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    Oct 27, 2009, 01.04 PMby lenarrrd

    Crazy stuff, I think BurdaStyle are reading my mind too as I was wanting to make a vest! Not sure if I’ll go for this pattern or the Franzi though, because the vest I had in mind would mean alterations to the pattern either way! Great to see Monday projects back though :)

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    Oct 27, 2009, 12.53 PMby skwarynia

    Yes it’s very cute but… Well the vests have to show curves, and be fitted. And this vest isn’t so. Sorry but I think that the vesy should FIT the body shape, and show it off. In this case the vest is just hovering… :|

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      Oct 27, 2009, 01.02 PMby lenarrrd

      I agree! In the first picture it looks really good, but then you look at the others… I hope it’s a case of the model was maybe a little smaller than the size made?

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      Oct 27, 2009, 09.29 PMby alisondahl

      The model was a bit smaller than the size of the vest, hence it looking a bit loose. The princess seams and belt in the back will help you achieve those form fitting lines you desire!

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      Oct 28, 2009, 07.20 AMby skwarynia

      Thanks, I’m sure the vest will look great on a bigger size:) But the photos are a bit misleading

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    Oct 27, 2009, 12.03 PMby sallyleigh

    LOVE IT!

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    Oct 27, 2009, 10.37 AMby abucketfulofheather

    I’m loving the return of proper Monday patterns, and this waistcoat is so awesome! I was kind of over them but the fabric choice is really cool. Modern and yet a bit steampunk – what more could you want? I love you guys, Burdastyle.

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    Oct 27, 2009, 04.26 AMby sandrasews

    I think BurdaStyle is reading my mind. First the leggings, then the flowy cardigan and now this vest! Everything I’ve been wanting to make for my wardrobe! Thank you.

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    Oct 27, 2009, 02.09 AMby allygally

    Haha, I misread the headline to say, “for your favorite rack” not “your favorites rack”! Cute vest.

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    Oct 27, 2009, 02.08 AMby uzbekistan

    It’s very similar to the Franzi vest. And I agree with ed2122 that $4 for a basic vest is a bit expensive. But other than that, I think it’s really cute.

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    Oct 27, 2009, 01.45 AMby ed2122

    This is a cute basic vest. I really like the way you guys made it in corduroy and leather! Very nice. I do have to say, though, that I wish you guys would at least make basic patterns like this one cost a little less. I think $2 would be a fair price – BurdaStyle used to have a lot more patterns for around $2, and for something basic, I think that’s reasonable. Just my two cents!

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