There's something about the crisp autumn air that just makes you feel good. Maybe it's the promise of cozy fires and warm drinks, or the way the leaves start to change color. Whatever the reason, autumn is a great time of year. And what better way to enjoy the season than by planning ahead and making sure you have the perfect outfit for every occasion with this shacke pattern?
- Spread collar
- longline length
- Long sleeves with button cuffs
- two side seam pockets
- two chest patch pockets with pocket flap
- curved hem
- oversized silhouette
- no lining
How To Style And Wear Your Shaket Pattern
Here are some tips on how to wear an oversized shirt-jacket that's comfortable and lightweight for days when the weather can't make up its mind.
- With a hoodie and flared jeans
We've been wearing hoodies and jeans since we were old enough to dress ourselves.. It's a go-to look that can be thrown together even on the laziest of days. But a shacket would add an elevated, cozy vibe if you happen to be visiting somewhere extra chilly.
- With a dress
Adding chunky knee-high rain boots to a breezy dress makes a longline shacket look seriously chic.
- With a matching skirt and boots
If you want to make a statement, go for a two-piece set in a loud print. Then just add your favorite pair of knee-high boots.
Sewing Pattern Overview
This coat shirt pattern is perfect for those days when you want to add a little bit of edge to your look. The oversized silhouette and lengthened proportions create an edgy vibe, while the classic trench coat details keep things refined. Featuring oversized fit, long sleeves, buttoned closure and large breast pockets.
Fallon pattern is great for an medium skilled sewing enthusiast
More Of What's Inside Our PDF Pattern
- A printable PDF sewing pattern format (You will need Adobe Reader on your computer to open the PDF files)
- Measurement sheet and size chart
- Step-by-step guide on how to cut and sew your pattern
- Assembling the pattern piece
- Step by Step Instructions with Illustrations
- Size options that include 2-22 (US) / 34-56 (EU)
- A4 and Letter format for printing at home
- A0 for printing at the copy center on A0 paper rolls
- Projector files for projecting the patterns directly onto the fabric using the home projector
Sewing Your Perfect Size Pattern
To follow along, you'll need some basic sewing supplies
- Your sewing pattern
- Preferred fabric
- Color matching thread
- fusible interfacing - medium weight
- fusible interfacing tape
- 10 buttons
- Bias tape
- Sewing machine
- 1 cm seam
- 1 cm hem
Medium weight woven fabric such as Flannel, Fleece, Cotton Tartan, Cotton Twill, Corduroy, French Terry, Wool Boucle Coating, Wool Twill, Wool Coating, Boiled Wool, Wool Tweed, Cashmere Coating, Plaid or even Leather or Denim
How much fabric do you need for your diy pattern?
Keep in mind: the amount of fabric necessary depends on the width of your material. All sizes are based on a standard fabric width of 140-150cm, so please double-check the table below for both size and fabric requirements before beginning your project. If you're working with a different kind of cloth (say, stripes or plaids), you'll need to adjust how the pieces fit together so that it utilizes the available width you have.
Check your shrinkage!
Important! Before cutting, check the contraction of your chosen fabric. To do this, iron steam the raw material at its maximum heat recommendation. This will ensure that your finished garment will remain true to its sewn size and won't shrink after first washing. The best way to account for any potential shrinkage is to buy 5% more than your project requires.
How To Sew It
Sewing A Shacket Pattern - Instructions
Are you ready to sew your oversized jacket? Let's get started!
Sewing the patch pockets
1. Mark the fold lines of the patch pockets. Use the serger or zigzag stitch to neaten the top edge.
2. Fold over the upper edge and press to crease. Stitch the top of folded pocket at 2.4 cm from the edge. fig 1
3. Fold in the other four edges and press to crease. fig 2. Press entire pocket turned to the right side.
4. Mark the pocket placement lines on the front pieces with chalk.
5. Take the completed pocket and place it to the fabric, matching the corners with the tailor's tacks. Pin in position. fig 3
6. Sew approx at 0.5 cm from the edge of the pocket. Add a second seam at 0.1 cm. fig 4
7. On any patch pocket, it is essential to reinforce the upper corners as these take all the strain when the pocket is being used.
8. Apply fusible interlining on the wrong side of the flaps. Take the flap pieces and pin them together, 2 by 2, right sides together. Sew around four sides, leaving the top edge open. Trim the seam allowance and the corners. Press. fig 5
9. Turn the flap through to the right side. Press. Make sure the under flap does not show on the right side. Top-stitch the flap around the four sides. Overlock the top edge of the flap
10. Position the flaps on the right side of the front pieces placed upside down and sew at 0.5 cm according to the markings on the pattern. Then fold the flaps into the natural position and topstitch at 1 cm. fig 6
Sewing the bodice of your shirt jacket pattern
1. Apply fusible interfacing tape on the yoke shoulder seam allowance and bottom seam allowance.
2. Sew the yoke bottom to the top back piece, right sides together, using a 1 cm seam allowance. Neaten the edge with an overlock stitch and press. fig 1
3. Top-stitch the yoke from the right side, at 0.5cm from the edge, catching the seam allowance also. fig 2
4. Sew the front and back pieces together at the shoulder seams using a 1 seam allowance. Press the seam open and neaten the edges with an overlock stitch. fig 3
5. Sew the bias tape on the sleeve slit: Place the bias strip to the sleeve slit edge, right side to right side. Sew the bias to the edge using the edge of the machine foot as a guide. Wrap the folded edge of the bias to the wrong side of the garment. Place the folded edge to the sewn line and topstitch at 0.1 cm. fig 4
6. Pin the sleeve, flat, right side to right side, to the armhole. Align the sleeve between the two notches on the armhole, and match the central notch with the shoulder seam.
Sew in place using a 1 cm seam allowance. Neaten the seam using a 3-thread serger stitch or a small zigzag stitch and press toward the sleeve.
7. Topstitch on the armhole right side at 0.5 cm from the seam, catching the seam allowance.
8. Cut 4 cm wide pieces of fusible interlining and apply them on the wrong side of the center front, at 1 cm from the raw edge.
9. Bend the center fronts inwards and press, according to the markings, forming the button stand. Fix the button stand with pins. fig 5
Attach the in seam pocket
1.Apply fusible interlining tape on the side pocket opening on the bodice pieces.
2. Overlock the sides of the front and back pattern pieces (sleeve included) and the pocket pieces.
3. Place the pocket to each bodice pattern piece, right side to right side. Match the notches and the edges. Pin in place. Sew the pocket in place using a 3⁄8in (1cm) seam allowance. Sew just between notches. fig 1
4. Open the pocket out and press the seam toward the pocket.
5. Place the back section of the garment to the front, right side to right side. Match the seams together above and below the pocket.
6. Sew a 1cm seam to join the side front and back of the garment together, starting from the wrist. Make sure the seam extends past the pocket stitches before stopping (0.5cm).Iron the side seams open. Sew around the pocket to join the two pieces together. Stop sewing for the pocket at the pocket-to-garment line (side seam of the shirt) fig 2
7. Press the pocket toward the front of the garment. Press on the right side. The pocket opening is discreet.
Sewing the hem
1. Prepare a long piece of bias tape (approx 2m)
2. Open out one folded edge of the bias strip and place to the outer edge of hem, right side to right side, starting at 3 cm from the folded center front. fig 1
3. Sew along the crease line in the bias. Trim the seam allowance 2-3 mm. fig 2
4. Wrap the bias around to the wrong side of the work. Baste to hold in place.
5. Working from the wrong side of the shirt, sew the bias to the shirt at 1 mm from the bias edge. fig 3
6. Sew at 1 cm the bottom of the button stands, right sides together. Cut narrow the corner, turn the button stand inside out and press. fig 4
Sewing the cuffs
1.Apply fusible interlining on the cuff pieces
2. Bend the top of 2 cuffs 1 cm inwards, wrong side to wrong side and press. fig 5
3. Join the side edges and bottom of the cuff piece (right sides together) using a 1 cm seam allowance. cut the corners and turn the cuff inside out. Press to form the final cuff. fig 6
4. Place the bottom of the sleeve to the top of the outer cuff, right side to right side, taking care to meet the notches and form the pleat. Sew the sleeve and cuff together, using a 1 cm seam allowance. Press the seam gently towards the inside of the cuff.
5. Turn under the seam allowance of the under cuff and pin in place around the cuff edge, taking care to insert the seam allowance inside the cuff. Make sure the two leading front edges of the cuff are symmetrical.
6. Use a flat top stitch to secure the under cuff at the cuff edge. Sew at 0.5 cm. fig 7
Sewing the collar
1. Apply fusible interfacing on the wrong side of the collar pieces.
2. Sew the under collar pieces together on the center back, right sides together. fig 1
3. Sew the upper and under collar, right side to right side, sewing around the sides and the outside edge. Sew a sharp point by pivoting at the corners. fig 2
4. Trim the seam allowance from the under collar. Remove the surplus fabric at the corners. Turn the collar to the right side and press.
5. Top-stitch the sides and outside edge using the edge of the machine foot as a guide, at 0.5 cm.
6. Sew at 0.5 cm the bottom of the collar, wrong sides together. (the top collar is slightly bigger than the under collar, so there should be a little difference between them). fig 3
7. sew the collar on the bodice ( under collar right side -with the bodice right side), at 1 cm, taking care to meet the notches. Press the seam.
8. Apply a bias tape along the seam, the same method used for the hem. fig 4
9. Sew at 1 cm the top of the button stands, right sides together. Cut narrow the corner, turn the button stand inside out, hiding the edge of the bias tape inside and press.
10. Sew a topstitch at 3.8 cm from the center front to fix the button stand, taking care to catch the folded seam allowance inside. fig 5
11. Make buttonholes on the right buttonstand and upper side of the cuff at the point indicated by the pattern markings. Sew the buttons on the left button stand and underside of the cuff.
You're the best! This pattern has reached its end. By completing this perfect shacket, you have enhanced your sewing skills. Now you are ready to tackle even more complicated sewing projects.
Sewing Video Tutorial
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