Online class with Suzy Furrer

Designing Your Wardrobe: Drafting the Tailored Jacket or Coat

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Draft a pattern for a sophisticated jacket or coat with customizable details.

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Suzy Furrer has been working in the apparel industry since the mid-'80s. After studying patternmaking with couturier Simmon Sethna in 1996, Suzy start...Read more

Lessons (7)

The Jacket Front
1. The Jacket Front
Meet Suzy Furrer, your design and patternmaking expert, as you begin drafting the pattern for a showpiece jacket or coat to go over everything in your...Read more
1h 1min
The Jacket Back
2. The Jacket Back
Move on to the back of the jacket, along with the back facing. Learn how to add princess and waist seams and create waist stays for stability in the j...Read more
24min
The Two-Piece Sleeve
3. The Two-Piece Sleeve
The two-piece sleeve is a classic design feature of a tailored jacket. You'll learn to draft it with facing, then draft buttonholes and a sleeve head ...Read more
38min
Collar & Interior Reinforcement Pieces
4. Collar & Interior Reinforcement Pieces
Using the collar that you drafted in Lesson 1, you'll refine the upper and undercollar pieces, then draw in the roll line and see how the undercollar ...Read more
24min
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Taught by

Suzy Furrer has been working in the apparel industry since the mid-'80s. After studying patternmaking with couturier Simmon Sethna in 1996, Suzy start...Read more