Jasika Blazer

Jasika Blazer

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The Jasika Blazer is a classic tailored jacket with a semi-fitted shape that will never go out of style. With just the right amount of polish and detail, Jasika is a wardrobe workhorse and a mighty skill builder. Our instructions use modern speed tailoring methods, fusible interfacings and minimal hand sewing to make tailoring fun and accessible for everyone; make a blazer you'll want to wear forever!

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.

Model notes: Our model is 5'-6" and a size 10. She is wearing both a size 10 (black velvet) and a size 12 (grey check) for a slightly slouchier fit

SUGGESTED FABRIC

For the jacket body: medium to heavyweight suitings or lightweight coatings with surface texture such as wool melton, wool flannel, crepe and tweed. Velvet, medium-heavy weight cotton, seersucker and linen may also be used. Please note: tightly woven, smooth surfaced suitings like wool gabardine are not recommended since they can be difficult to fuse using an iron.

For the lining: rayon bemberg, charmeuse, crepe de chine, silky cottons like voile

For the pockets: sturdy cotton like shirting, quilting cotton or muslin (1/4 yd / .25m)

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (45"/1.14M FABRIC)

Jacket Body
0-8 = 2.5yd / 2.3m, 10-14 = 2.75yd / 2.5m, 16-20 = 3 yd / 2.75m

Lining
0-8 = 1.5yd / 1.4m, 10-20 = 2.25yd / 2m

YARDAGE REQUIREMENTS (58"/1.5M FABRIC)

Jacket Body
0-8 = 1.75yd / 1.6m, 10-14 = 2yd / 1.85m, 16-20 = 2.25yd / 2m

Lining
0-14 = 1.5yd / 1.4m, 16-20 = 1.75yd / 1.6m

ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES

  • Fusible weft interfacing (1.5 yd / 1.4m)
  • Fusible knit interfacing (1yd / .8m)
  • Horsehair canvas (1/4 yd / .25m)
  • Polyester thread
  • Optional: topstitching thread for collar
  • Optional: silk basting thread
  • Cotton stay tape 1/4" wide x 2.5 yds / 2.4m
  • Shoulder pads - 1/4" - 3/8" thick
  • Sleeveheads or lambs wool/cotton batting cut into 2" wide bias strips
  • Optional: Leather or suede for elbow patches
  • Lapel button: 1 x 3/4" (19mm)
  • 1 x clear button 
  • Optional: Sleeve buttons: 6 x 5/8" (16mm)
  • Marking tool / tailor's chalk
  • Handsewing needles & thimble
  • Tailors ham and seam roll
  • Press cloth (cotton or silk organza)
  • Pinking shears
  • Point presser or wood clapper
  • Steam iron