Patternmaking The Jacket (Weekend)

Starting from scratch this course will teach the techniques honed in Saville Row for creating a pattern for a man's tailored single-breasted jacket. You will be taught how to take accurate measurements for creating a bespoke jacket for a customer taking into account the way each person's body varies, whether it be cutting to mask a physical imperfection or to cater to the clients' wishes...

Taught by: Erinarchos Stephanou.

Description

Starting from scratch this course will teach the techniques honed in Saville Row for creating a pattern for a man's tailored single-breasted jacket. You will be taught how to take accurate measurements for creating a bespoke jacket for a customer taking into account the way each person's body varies, whether it be cutting to mask a physical imperfection or to cater to the clients' wishes.

You should leave the course with your own bespoke jacket pattern.

Topics covered include:

  • taking accurate measurements in inches
  • how to draw out a pattern 
  • a discussion on fabrics,
  • a demonstration on how to layout pattern on the cloth and cutting.

Please note this course does not include sewing.

Entry requirements: Basic mathematical and geometry skills are required when learning pattern making. Inches are the standard form of measurement for this practice.

Level: Beginners

Related courses: This course could be complemented by Patternmaking Trousers and Waistcoat - Weekend Course.




Tutor information

Erinarchos Stephanou is an experienced pattern cutter who has worked for a number of leading tailors. Most recently as Head bespoke cutter for Kashket & Partners of Mayfair. 

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:     
  • A 1 meter metal or wooden
  • Ruler (with both cm and inches marked)  
  • A fabric tape measure (with both cm and inches marked)  
  • A notebook  
  • Writing materials (including pencil & eraser)  
  • Scissors

Details for booking

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