The Challenge: #22 Menswear


Fabric: Very heavy and thick cotton knit

Pattern: Vobach

Year: 1926

Notions: 2 buttons, thread

How historically accurate is it? 

Pattern 100% – No alterations for sizing 

Fabric: 100% – Reference Jill Salen’s ‘Vintage Swimwear’ (Black Swimsuit, 1920’s) cotton knitted fabric.

Construction: 100% – Again according to ‘Vintage Swimwear’ – edges finished with overlocking and bias binding stitched to the inside with two rows of stitching

Hours to complete: 4 hrs

First worn: Not yet worn outside of the house…..he is too shy….

Total cost::Nil – from stash!


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