Goodness, thanks ALL of you for your lovely comments. I have to apologize for the delay in letting Angela know that she won the pattern. I had a little knee surgery on Friday and I've been sort of lazing around since then, not feeling much motivated to do anything. Yesterday, I was hobbling around, starting to feel the need to accomplish something and decided to attack the other Simplicity A1738 "Jacket as Vest." Since this pattern goes together so quickly, it was a manageable feat to work on it it bits and pieces throughout the day and before I knew it, by evening, I had this cute version made!
This one is a win/win. Jacket, Vest, a perfect pattern made even more perfect! I love it styled with a simple tee top and this maxi skirt, Simplicity 1782 that I made last weekend. (under that skirt is a big ole' knee...peekaboo). The skirt is made from a silky print from Joann's. It's floaty and wafty. I like wearing it.
Or styled with a simple tunic and ankle pants.
I do like this little knit vest.