Muppet Vests

Muppet Vests

Every week I uncover more Sesame Street clothing I wish I could find in a XXL.

PS what the heck is a potholder vest?

About The Author

AKA Brian Heiler author of "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" and co-editor of "Toy-Ventures Magazine". Co-Host of the "Pod Stallions" podcast. Host of the Brick Mantooth Youtube channel, painter, designer, writer, mental health advocate, toy collector, Mego, and Mego Knock-Off enthusiast. I have large feet, ADHD and I live in Canada. Talk toys, not others.


  • JFStan on November 25, 2015

    "PS what the heck is a potholder vest?"

    It's obviously a vest made from potholders. Or for people that smoke a lot of pot. Yeah, the second one, definitely the second one. 🙂

  • Anonymous on November 25, 2015

    Potholder meant as big as one.

  • JEN on November 25, 2015

    I had a very similar vest to the bottom I wore in 1977. I must find the picture!

  • xyzzy on November 28, 2015

    I'm guessing a potholder vest would be one decorated/created with the same crochet (or knitting?) used by some grannies to make afghan blankets in the 70s/80s. In fact, when I went through my old toys out in the garage last summer, I found the Bert, Ernie & Oscar The Grouch that my great-grandma had crocheted for me from these 1979 patterns:

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