Children's Trailblazer Vest

Trailblazer Vests are made for shoreline rambles and woodland walks.  Zip up, slip hands into cosy pockets and be ready for whatever treasures and adventures you may happen upon.

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Pattern Features:
  • 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

    Men's Trailblazer Vest sewing pattern by Twig + Tale

  • Skill Level: Adventurous beginner - Intermediate 
  • Pair with the Fisherman's add-on to create an outdoor lover's dream vest!

    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 questions anytime you need.

  • View size chart + materials list | View pattern FAQ | View Fisherman's Add-on | Read more on the blog

    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.


    Customer Reviews

    Based on 5 reviews
    Explorer Vests (AKA Trailblazer Vest with Fisherman Add-on)

    This vest pattern is amazing! My zipper looks great due to the excellent instructions (can you tell this was my biggest worry about making this) The pattern is draft so well that the pieces come together there are plenty of options to adapt to your needs or wants.

    Great pattern!

    I made four of these vests sizes 12 months to 5. They all turned out well. I am planning another size 5. The instructions are complete and the pattern is not difficult. The results are very professional. I definitely recommend this pattern.

    Love the simplicity of the

    Love the simplicity of the pattern. Love the style.

    I'm obsessed!

    I'm on my second vest and already have plans for several more. After I've caught up on those I'll be on to one for my husband.

    I LOVE this vest!

    Excellent, easy to follow instructions and video tutorial, wonderful fitting instructions. This pattern was a real pleasure to make!

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