Jasika Blazer Pattern
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 and gorgeous two-piece sleeves. Optional details include pocket flaps, topstitching, decorative sleeve cuff buttons, and leather or suede elbow patches.
Pattern Difficulty: ChallengingLearn more about how we rank pattern difficulty.
- 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 / 0.25 m)
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 45” / 1.14 m wide
JACKET BODY ~ Sizes 0-8 = 2.5 yd (2.3 m), Sizes 10-14 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m), Sizes 16-20 = 3 yd (2.75 m)
LINING ~ Sizes 0-8 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m), Sizes 10-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m)
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58” / 1.5 m wide
JACKET BODY ~ Sizes 0-8 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m), Sizes 10-14 = 2 yd (1.85 m), Sizes 16-20 = 2.25 yd (2 m)
LINING ~ Sizes 0-14 = 1.5 yd (1.4 m), Sizes 16-20 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m)
- 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
PDP File Details
|Sizes 0-20||Sizes 14-32|
|Letter / A4||67 pages|
|Copyshop / A0||4 pages|
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From the Closet Core Community
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I’ve made a number of blazers and jackets for work, and this pattern is very well designed and professional, with very detailed instructions. I highly recommend getting the associated notions kit.
This is my 2nd jacket. The first one had some sizing and user errors. (orange fine wale cord, was epic fabric!) I used a too-stiff interfacing on the first one, so this one i softened it up. The orange one i made the C cup and it was too big, even though i did create a muslin for sizing. I did find the C-cup dart too sharp, it needed some modification to not be so 'pointy'; the teal one i used the standard front and not the C cup. The pattern was well designed and well instructed. I wore this to a Chamber of Commerce event last night and received many compliments!
finally I left away jasika pattern for myself :too much modifications on front pattern
The pattern and tutorial were great. I am 74 years old and took tailoring classes in 1967. It had been a long time since I made a tailored blazer. I am fairly pleased with my completed blazer and am staring on a new one. I found the step by step videos to be helpful and inspiring. When my blazer was completed I ordered the pattern from the copy shop which will make the next one much simpler. I ordered the packet with to complete the inside and found it to be very helpful.
I completed the blazer during a time while healing from an injury which prevented playing pickleball 😩. What a great distraction.
I recommend the pattern and tutorial.
I have not made this yet and after looking at the pattern I feel its too much work. I guess I thought it would be simpler. I also dont know where I can locally buy some of the interfacing that is required. I really dont want to order on line.
I have not had the time to finish my blazer, but I'm very happy with the detailed instructions and especially with the alternate pieces for larger bust sizes! It makes a complicated project one step easier and I wish all patterns had these options. A lot of the hardest work has been done for you. I have made my muslin (most important alteration was taking off 3 inches of length overall, as I'm very short) and I'm confident I can turn it into a proper blazer with these great instructions.
Would definitely recommend!