Bennie is a vest with a "v" shaped front neckline and side slanted double jetted pockets inserted into the front princess seams. It also features four buttons at the centre front closure and a longer front hem.
On the back side, Bennie includes shoulder darts, a centre back seam, back princess seams and side ties to adjust the fit at the waist. This vest is fully lined.
Due to the nature of digital files, we do not accept returns on our PDF patterns or products.
Woven lightweight fabrics with very little to no stretch percentage. Suitings, crepes, linen, twill, natural and synthetic suiting, gaberdine.
Lining: soft lightweight fabrics, lightweight cotton, habotai, cupro, satin viscose and acetate.
Interfacing: choose woven polyester or viscose, light-weight to mid-weight interfacing (make sure to test it first).
- 4 buttons of 1.2 cm–1.5 cm (1/2"–5/8") diameter
- Stay tape - bias and straight edge tape
- 1 spool of matching thread
- Basting thread - no special thread required
- Sewing machine
- Steam iron
- Tailor’s ham
- Hand sewing needle
- Wood clapper
- Sleeve board
- Buttonhole cutter
LEVEL & FILES
- Intermediate 3/5
- Complete photographed sewing instructions available in PDF
- A0 Copyshop PDF file
- Plotter A0 width PDF file with continuous printing
A4 paper format for Home Printing PDF file
- Letter paper format for Home Printing PDF file
- This is a multi-size sewing pattern set in layers
- Includes seam allowances
SIZE & HEIGHT
6 to 22 UK, 34 to 50 EU, 2 to 18 US
All of our patterns are drafted to fit B cup size.
Available from bust 80 cm to 112 cm - 31 1/2" to 44"
Available from hip 87 cm to 119 cm - 34 1/4" to 46 3/4"
The pattern is offered in two height groups: 160 and 170 cm (5’3” and 5’7”), when buying this pattern you should select the closest height to your body, if you are in the middle choose the tallest. Both patterns have exactly the same width around the body, the only difference is in the length.
If you are outside these groups, you may need to alter the pattern length at the lengthen/shorten lines marked on the pattern pieces.
For more info check our Size Cart page.