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Men's Trailblazer Vest

by Twig + Tale
$12 Tax included
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  • Step by Step Photo Tutorials
  • Video Tutorials included too
  • Collar, in-seam pockets, optional wind flap
  • Skill Level: Adventurous beginner - Intermediate


Trailblazer Vests are made for crisp mornings and ambitious endeavours. Zip up, slip hands in (deep, man-sized!) pockets and be ready for whatever outdoor adventures may come along.

{ F e a t u r e s }

  • Collar
  • Zipper closure (with snap or button alternative)
  • In-seam pockets
  • Curved dropped back - keep those kidneys warm
  • Optional wind flap for extra warmth and style
  • Skill Level: Adventurous beginner - Intermediate

In testing, our adventurous beginner level sewers managed this garment well using the instructions and videos provided. If you are new to zips this is a GREAT pattern to learn with. You can do it! We also have an active and friendly chat group where you can ask questions anytime you need.

{U p g r a d e}

  • Pair with the Fisherman's add-on to create an outdoorman's dream vest!

  • There is also a Children's Trailblazer Vest - awesome for "Daddy and me" or "Grandpa and me" matching vests:

  • Dont forget to sew one for yourself! :

  • Add the Nestledown Maternity + Baby-Carry Add-on:

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A taster of the video tutorials you will find in this pattern to help and guide you:

For more information, photo's and patterns, visit:

Cover Image by Jocelyn Buggie

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Materials you need at home:

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{U p c y c l e} Make old things new again! Twig & Tale patterns pair wonderfully with upcycled fabrics. Look to vintage wool coats, gently used corduroy/wool trousers and sleeping bags.