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Jason Variation

Added Feb 20, 2012

By burdastyle

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David’s variation of the Jason vest.

We removed the pointed front and gave the vest a straight cut. We skipped the buttons, pockets and the back adjustment strap to give the vest a clean and minimalistic look (incidentally also making the project a lot faster and easy to sew).

For fabric we used a painter’s canvas drop cloth and a printed cotton fabric for a fun lining.

Material Notes

1 3/8 yds, 1.15 m of main fabric as well as lining.




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Cotton, Denim, Flannel, Shirting, Silk, Suiting, Wool



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    Jul 7, 2012, 03.05 AMby yczhxaau3496

    very cute!

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    Feb 22, 2012, 02.23 PMby fraulau-1

    SO GOOD! (: love the minimalistic style.

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    Feb 22, 2012, 09.48 AMby anna agyekum

    cute! i like :)

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    Feb 22, 2012, 12.41 AMby Emanuella Corrado

    this is sharp

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    Feb 22, 2012, 12.10 AMby maidenjane

    Love your variation!!! Simple, stylish and classic!

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    Feb 21, 2012, 10.39 PMby Martch

    I really like your variation! Great job David! And really nice pics;-)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 02.06 PMby Laura Bolčina

    David, you look great! :)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 12.31 PMby avi9907

    sweet and simple :)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 07.02 AMby antony chauvin

    plus simple, mais je trouve un peu court!!

    Simpler, but I find a little bit short!!

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      Feb 21, 2012, 07.02 PMby mynameisdavid

      The pattern actually comes longer, but we cropped it because I wanted it a bit shorter than normal. You could definitely make it longer, though :)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 06.59 AMby Flore Ama

    cute – David!

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    Feb 21, 2012, 06.34 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    what a fresh and nice update on this vest! i love the color combo very much! well done!

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    Feb 21, 2012, 03.23 AMby Harshani Daniel

    sooo nice

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    Feb 21, 2012, 01.05 AMby patti-r

    Nice Vest, cute model!! ;-)

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    Feb 21, 2012, 12.30 AMby kelepso

    Love it! The simplicity is great!

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    Feb 20, 2012, 11.56 PMby carottesauvage

    Love your dressing sense and colour arrangements!

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    Feb 20, 2012, 11.48 PMby Stitchgirl78

    Nice job, David. Love your variation.

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