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. The 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.
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.
Lining: Rayon bemberg, charmeuse, crepe de chine, silky cottons like voile.
Pockets: Sturdy cotton like shirting, quilting cotton or muslin.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizing: The Jasika Blazer comes in US sizes 0-20.