Willa Vest

Laela Jeyne Patterns


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Buy the Willa Vest sewing pattern from Laela Jeyne Patterns. Willa is the ultimate cool weather outdoor vest. This princess-seamed zip-up vest can be made in a variety of medium to heavy weight fabrics. View A features patch pockets, a breast pocket, elasticised waist, snap flap, and an optional snap-on hood. View B features a welt pocket. All features are interchangeable. As a bonus, the PDF also includes a sleeve add-on to convert the Willa Vest into a jacket!

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: For both main and lining: medium to heavy weight woven or knit fabric with very little stretch, such as ponte de roma, quilted polyester, quilted cotton, quilted nylon, flannel, fleece, or wool. You can also use faux fur or minky for the lining. Welt pocket can be lighter weight fabric. // Quilt or fleece batting for quilting your own fabric if desired (instructions are not included for quilting fabric). You may choose a thin or thick batting. Use the main fabric requirement to determine the amount needed.

Fabric requirements: 54″ (137 cm) wide fabric for main: View A, 2 1/4 yd/m; View B, 1 3/8 yd/m; Hood, 3/4 yd/m // 54″ (137 cm) wide fabric for lining: View A, 1 1/4 yd/m; View B, 1 1/2 yd/m; Hood, 3/4 yd/m // 54″ (137 cm) wide fabric for sleeve add-on: 7/8 yd/m of main and lining.

Sizing: XXS – 4X and a full bust cup piece (approx. UK 6 – 28). Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: Lightweight fusible interfacing; reversible or regular separating zipper, 23″ (59 cm) for View A or 26″ (66 cm) for View B; 1″ (25 mm) wide elastic for View A elasticised waist; Wonder Tape (optional); 5 sets of size 24L heavy duty snaps or spring snaps for the hood, 7 sets for the zipper flap, 1 set for each breast or patch pocket if desired.

PDF pattern includes: Illustrated step-by step-instructions; no-trim pattern for US letter and A4 paper; A0 copy shop file. Layers option allows you to print only the size you need.

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Additional information


Fleece, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Jersey / Knits / Scuba, Wools / Suiting

Make time

All day

Sewing level



UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54, UK 28 / US 24 / EU 56

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

18 pages (sleeve), 36 Pages

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