Drafting a Women’s Wrap Coat
In this lesson you will learn how to draft a women’s belted wrap coat with an oversized collar, set-in sleeves and patch pockets. You also learn how to draft a full lining for the coat. We will be using the coat sloper drafted in our lesson entitled, Converting a Suit Jacket Sloper to a Coat Sloper as the foundation for this draft.
|2||Drafting the Front Wrap Extension, Shawl Collar, Belt & Belt loops||1-6|
|3||Planning for Shoulder Pads||1-2|
|4||Drafting the Coat Facings and Lining||1-7|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep
|1||For this lesson we will be drafting a fully lined wrap coat with an oversized collar, set in sleeves and patch pockets.|
|2||We will be using half scale coat slopers that were drafted in our lesson Converting a Suit Jacket Sloper to a Coat Sloper as the foundation for the draft. Therefore, you would double the measurements for drafting a full-scale wrap coat.|
|3||Trace off the front and back coat sloper, including the notches and the apex point.
Then measure down from the back high point shoulder, the desired length of the coat and place a mark, ours is 19½” (49.3cm).
Extend the front and back coat sloper down from the hip and square a line across on both the front and back hem.
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