Itch to Stitch - Shau Vest PDF Sewing Pattern

$98.00 per metre
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The Shau Vest is perfect for layering over a fitted blouse, turtleneck, T-shirt or dress. It not only elevates your outfit, but also adds warmth. Shau features an asymmetric front, waist and armhole darts, and options for different cup sizes. You also have the option to line or not line, and the edges can be finished with piping or bias tape.


  • Available sizes in UK 2-44. Bust from 77cm (30") to 160cm (63"), Waist from 65cm (26") to 138cm (54"), and Hip from 84cm (33") to 158cm (62")

Skill Level: Confident Beginner

Recommended Fabric: Primary fabric: Use medium weight woven fabric or stable knit fabric. Brocade, jacquard, twill, broadcloth, chambray, linen, wool blend, ponte, and scuba are great choices.

Lining (optional): Use stable woven fabric such as cotton, polyester lining, rayon/viscose lining, flannel or flannel back satin lining.

Pattern Format: This is a PDF pattern. Included in your download is an A4 file for at home printing, an A0 File for Copy Shop Printing, Projector files and detailed instruction files. 


    • Three sets of toggle fasteners
    • 1/2″ (12.7 mm)-wide piping bias tape OR 1/2″ (12.7 mm)-wide double-fold bias tape, 4.5 yd (4 m) for sizes 00-10, 5 yd (4.5 m) for sizes 12-20, 6 yd (5.5 m) for sizes 22-40. Note if you choose to not line your vest, you can only use double-fold bias tape (not piping bias tape) to finish the edges.

      PDF Patterns
      This product is a PDF pattern which means you are purchasing a digital file/s. Upon completion of your order you will be able to directly download your pattern files. Included in your download is an A4 file for at home printing, an A0 File for Copy Shop Printing and detailed instruction files. All files supplied are subject to copyright and are available only for your own sewing projects and not to be used for any commercial purposes.