Drafting a Men’s Jacket Lining, Facing & Interfacings
In this lesson, we will teach you how to draft the facings, interfacings and lining patterns that accompany the two-button, single-breasted jacket.
The body sloper needed for this lesson can be found and drafted in our lesson: Drafting a Men’s Classic 2-Button Single-Breasted Jacket and the sleeve sloper in our lesson: Drafting a Men’s Set-in Sleeve Sloper.
|1||Jacket Facing, Canvas, Felt & Shoulder Reinforcement||1-3|
|2||Jacket Lining Pattern||1-13|
|3||Two-piece Jacket Sleeve Lining||1-3|
MODULE 1 • Jacket Facing, Canvas, Felt & Shoulder Reinforcement
|1A||So, now we get to what goes inside the jacket, so we begin with the exterior most part, which is our front facing. Our front facing starts about 1 ¼” (3.2cm) from our neckline. So, it’s 1 ¼” (3.2cm) here, it’s marked in red, and goes all the way down to the hem.|
|1B||At the waist there is an inundation of 4” (10.2cm), so that is where we get a reference point here.|
|1C||At the hip line we go in about 3” (7.6cm). Now these are all suggested measurements. Based on design and preference, they do change. But this is what a classic jacket follows.|
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