How to Draft the Chesterfield Coat


draft of coat 1) using the coat foundation as a guide, trace front and back; then shift side seam toward back, 2” at top, and 2-1/2” at bottom. mark shoulder dart line; then continue center front line up a shown by dotted line. for shoulder dart, swing upper part of front to within 1/2" of dotted line as shown in diagram 2. increase back shoulder dart from 1/4" to 3/4" as shown in diagram 2. make an oval shaped waist dart in front as indicated. continue center back . . .