Black Velvet Waistcoat: bust pads & button planning

The velvet waistcoat is close to done. I’m contemplating adding a touch of bias piping…

Here are some inprogress shots –

Wool half moons:
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These were lightly basted together to create the bust pads that fill out the area between the shoulder and the bust.

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Hard to see much with the black on black!

One thought on “Black Velvet Waistcoat: bust pads & button planning”

  1. I’ve always liked piping in garments. It adds such a touch of elegance. Not everyone likes to take the trouble of putting in piping, but as you know, it’s not a lot of extra work and is sure worth the effort. — just a very biased opinion.

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