I designed and hand drafted this pattern according to my own measurements. It’s made from a wool blend fabric that I got at Wal-Mart (like all my other fabrics) in their $1.50 section. I’ve been playing around with exaggerated silhouette so I created an oversize collar. There’s detailed seam work in the back, top of the shoulders, and around the waist of the coat that gives subtle geometric shapes to the design. The coat is fully lined with buttons and epaulet detail on the shoulders.
More details over on my blog: http://esther-fromthesticks.blogspot.com/2013/03/military-jacket.html