Oakley Vest

31 customer reviews


Every fall and winter wardrobe needs a vest! The Oakley Vest gives you three different looks. View A is an open front vest meant for fun fabrics like faux fur and minky. It can be lined and includes in-seam pockets. View B features a separating zipper, bias binding trim and patch pockets. View C also features a separating zipper, bias binding trim as well as princess seams and inset pockets. View B & C can choose from a collar or a hood to finish the look. All views have gentle shaping at the side seams as well as a deeper curved front hem to give a more feminine look.

  • A- open front, fully lined with optional in-seam pockets, meant for faux furs and minky-type fabrics.
  • B- Separating zippered front, bias bound, patch pockets. Choose a collar or hood.
  • C- Separating zippered front, bias bound, princess seams with integrated pockets. Choose a collar or hood.

Oakley Vest Features:

  • Meant for medium to heavy-weight fabrics
  • 3 Body views
  • 3 Pocket options
  • Curved hem
  • Hood option
  • Full bust option

Sizes: XS-5X (See Size Charts here)

Skill Level: Intermediate

Pattern Formats Included:

  • Print at home for US letter & A4 paper, trimless format with layers
  • Large format file for copy shop printing. This file will print on four A0 (33″ x 46″) size sheets. Be sure to instruct your printer to print actual size in black and white on their cheapest paper. We recommend PDFPlotting for printing the large format files.
  • A projector file is also included for those using projector technology


The Oakley Vest for ladies instant downloadable pdf pattern contains:

  • The Oakley Vest for ladies contains three body styles, and multiple options.
  • Included is a print chart to only print the pages you need for your style choice.
  • In addition to the print-at-home file, an A0-sized large format file for copy shop printing is also included.
  • A projector file is also included for those using that technology to save time and paper.
  • 4 how-to video clips.
  • 2 pages of inspiration photos from pattern testers.
  • Cutting guide.
  • 9 pages of bright and clear step by step illustrations & color photos.
  • Optimized for most tablets with links to each part of the pattern. Print only the pattern pieces and use a tablet or computer to read the instructions to save on ink and paper!
  • This pattern has the ability to print just desired size(s) and in addition features trimless pattern assembly! Open the PDF in Adobe, select the layer thumbnail on the left hand menu and then select the size(s) to print. See this tutorial for more information.
  • Designed for both letter and A4 paper printing.
  • Because we value work at home business, feel free to use this pattern in your home sewing businesses.

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Size Chart & Fabric Requirements

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10/1/2020: File updated to include sizes 4X & 5X

31 reviews for Oakley Vest

  1. cabral_shana (verified owner)

    This is my fall/spring layering go-to pattern. I’ve made 3 (and one for my mom) and will be making another one when the colder weather hits again. The zipper was intimidating, but the instructions made it easy.

  2. Heather Pennie

    Love this vest! The seamlines allow you to tailor it perfectly for a beautiful fit and you can use a wide range of fabrics, from dressy to sporty.

  3. Lizel Schwartz (verified owner)

    What a winning pattern, I made two of these. One in navy and one in light blue padded velvet! Such a stylish addition to my winter wardrobe. Well done on the design of this one!

  4. Rachel McCarty (verified owner)

    I made an Oakley vest out of quilted knit and I love it! The fit is great, I plan to make more. I like that it has options for different pockets too.

  5. stacie.small (verified owner)

    So many great options with this vest! Love it!

  6. Hayley Lown (verified owner)

    Perfect for fall!

  7. Helenanne Judisch (verified owner)

    I made the lined faux fur version of this for my daughter. Having the full bust pattern option available to print without having to make the alterations myself is one of the things I loved about this pattern. My granddaughter loves that she and Mom can wear their matching vests as I made her the Acorn and she made the Peanut vest for her doll.

  8. Denise Williams (verified owner)

    I love this vest and plan on making another one, quilted this time. On the first one, I used a really nice faux fur with a lining. I still plan on sewing in some hooks so I can close it it but have already worn it loose and got lots of compliments. I plan to use the leftover faux fur to use as a collar on the Octave coat pattern that I just bought.

  9. Dianna (verified owner)

    The instructions made this go together so quickly! The seam lines offer such ease for dialing in your custom fit! My next one will be from faux fur!

  10. demaurithomas (verified owner)

    If you’ve been looking for a vest pattern but can’t seem to find the right one…look no further. This vest pattern is very flexible. Two different pocket options offered me exactly what I needed to make two completely different looking vests. A hood option