Online class with Oticca Beamer

Patternmaking Essentials: The Tailored Jacket

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Turn your bodice sloper into a perfectly customized tailored jacket pattern. Discover highly sought-after techniques for drafting a classic design.

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Oticca Beamer has more than 45 years of fashion garment sewing experience and has been designing flat patterns since 1986. She recently retired from h...Read more

Lessons (7)

Drafting the Jacket Back Sloper
1. Drafting the Jacket Back Sloper
Meet your instructor, Oticca Beamer, and start learning how to draft a jacket sloper from your own bodice sloper. Then you'll add ease to the bodice s...Read more
16min
Drafting the Jacket Front & Sleeve Sloper
2. Drafting the Jacket Front & Sleeve Sloper
Add ease to the front bodice sloper and don't forget to square your edges! Then true the front jacket sloper you've created to the back jacket sloper....Read more
20min
Designing the Lapel
3. Designing the Lapel
Now you'll begin to draft your custom jacket pattern from the jacket sloper you've created, as Oticca demonstrates how to add ease for an optional sho...Read more
12min
Designing the Collar
4. Designing the Collar
Design the upper and undercollar for your jacket pattern with Oticca's help! First, measure and draft the main collar on your pattern. Then trace the ...Read more
11min
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Taught by

Oticca Beamer has more than 45 years of fashion garment sewing experience and has been designing flat patterns since 1986. She recently retired from h...Read more