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Cashmere Classic Coat

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Classic Coat

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Jacket Fitting Techniques taught by Pam Howard

Achieve a graceful, superior jacket fit that would impress even the most savvy custom clothier. Learn drape-fitting techniques, and even find out how to fit yourself!

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Men
Style Casual, Classic, Traditional
Luis Angel on

What materials did you use? 100% Wool-Cashmere Fabric; Rayon Lining, Hair canvas, Fusible interfacing, Matching thread...and other trims and ends.

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I love it. Can you please recommend some men's patterns that will fit this class ? like your out of print Burda (but hopefully patterns that are still out there...) Thanks for the inspiration !

08/24/2014 Flag

Hello, Shmulik. Sorry for the late reply. The pattern I used --Burda 7780. Although discontinued (tissue paper) you can download it and printed at home. You will have to match, tape, and cut all the pattern pieces; however, it is a great pattern. Go to and search for the pattern. The site will also give you information about the proper software to install (available for free at the same site). I hope this helps. Let me know. Best of luck! Luis

01/12/2015 Flag

What a great job you've done. I'm making the same pattern at the moment, have not cut the fabric yet. Any advise/ tip would be more than welcomed. About the hair canvas, you attached it to the shell? Did you use any twill tape?

02/20/2015 Flag

Yes, I used twill tape and applied all classic tailoring techniques. Good luck!

05/09/2015 Flag

Very nice!

01/13/2016 Flag