Closet Case Patterns : Jasika Blazer
The Jasika Blazer is a classic tailored jacket with a semi-fitted shape that will never go out of style. The instrutions use modern speed tailoring methods, fusible interfacings and minimal hand sewing to make tailoring fun and accessible for everyone. This jacket is fully lined and features a classic notched collar, single button closure, back vent, shoulder pads, welt pockets, gorgeous two piece sleeves and a flattering shape that skims the curves of the body. Optional details include pocket flaps, topstitching, decorative sleeve cuff buttons, and leather or suede elbow patches.
Women's sizes 0 - 20
Jacket Body : medium-weight suitings and coatings such as wool melton, wool flannel, crepe and tweed. Also velvet and medium-heavy cotton and linen.
Note : lightweight, tightly woven, smooth surfaced suitings like wool gabardine are difficult to fuse and are not recommended.
Lining : rayon bemburg, charmeuse, crepe de chine. Use sturdy cotton lining for pockets.
1 1/2yds Fusible weft interfacing
1 yd fusible knit interfacing
1/4 yd horsehair canvas
45" : 2 1/2 - 3 yards
58" : 2 - 2 1/2 yards
45" : 1 1/2 yards (sizes 0 - 8); 2 1/4 yards (sizes 10 - 20)
58" : 1 1/2 - 1 3/4 yards
Fusible Weft Interfacing - 1 1/2 yards
Fusible Knit Interfacing - 1 yard
Horsehair Canvas - 1/4 yard
2 1/2 yards of 1/4" cotton stay tape; 1/4" thick shoulder pads; sleeve heads, or lambswool or cotton batting cut into bias strips; leather or suede for elbow patches (optional); one 3/4" button, one clear button, six 5/8" buttons (for optional sleeve buttons)
View A : 30" - 32" separating coat zipper, 1/4 yd horsehair canvas or heavy cotton canvas. View B : six buttons or sew-in snaps