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Major Kalonia Tunic Vest Pattern
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi Rebel Lady,
I am so grateful for your help! Thanks for the back shots of the vest with the princess seams and the pocket over the side seam. :-) I will get my tailor to make another copy and when it's complete I will post pics.

Thanks so much.

Regards,

Archivist 32 - Soon to be Dr. Kalonia :-)
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi All,
Here are the photos of the vest version 3.

Back:
20191012_110055 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

20191012_110051 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

Front

20191012_110103 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

Side

20191012_110110 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

Side Front

20191012_110116 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

Front

20191012_110200 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

20191012_110201 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

The only thing I can see that needs change is the placement and size of the pockets. The pockets are too big and placed too high and the top of the pocket will be obsecured by the belt. I propose to take at least an inch of the height of the pocket and move down to sit half an inch above the vest hemline. Does this sound right?

Are there any other changes would you make?

Looking forward to your feedback.

Cheers,

Archivist32.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think the pocket plan is sound. Smile

I just thought of something though, the belt will likely shorten the length of the vest- keep that in mind. The length looks correct from the back and sides as it is now without the belt, but adding it may change that. The front actually looks a bit shorter than the reference, but it's really hard to tell because of the angle and the muslins blending together. Honestly, I'd show your tailor the full reference album, and make sure you're taking your belt into account.

Reference album: https://imgur.com/a/L7XRewj
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

HI Rebel Lady,
Here are the photos of the latest draft. My tailor has read the entire build thread and looked at the photo album you supplied.

Please look at these photos and let me know if it okay to proceed with the final copy in brown linen. NB the belt pictured is not the one used for for final approval photos.

Front:
2019-10-19_08-49-50 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

Side:
2019-10-19_08-48-58 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

Back:
2019-10-19_08-48-41 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

Side:
2019-10-19_08-46-43 by Archivist32 Traveller, on Flickr

I don't think there are any more changes to be made. The seams, pocket and length look right even with the 'sample' belt.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Regards,

Archivist32
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