Category Archives: Jacket Drafting patterns

Jacket and Coat Foundation Drafting

Jacket foundation 1) using the dress foundation as a guide, trace front and back 1/4″ apart at side seam; then broaden the shoulders 1/2″, lower the armhole 1/2″, and lower the neckline 1/3” 2) for single breasted jacket, add 3/4”
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Drafting the Dress Jacket

1) Using the dress foundation, trace front & back to waistline only; then extend the front dart up to the level of the side dart. Make waist dart 1/2″ wider [1/4” on each side of the dart], 4” above waistline Instead of the 1/4″
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Jacket and Dress Bodice- Short Fitted

DRAFT OF JACKET (Style 3) 1) Using the hip-length dress foundation as in style 1, trace front and back to waistline only; then extend the front waist dart up to level of the side dart as indicated. Lower neckline 1” at center front,
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Double Breasted Jacket

According to The Oxford Dictionary a double Breasted jacket is a jacket having a substantial overlap of material at the front and showing two rows of buttons when fastened. The double Breasted Jacket became hugely popular around the 1930’s after
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