What order do you sew a jacket?
When making a jacket or jacket lining, I sew the back and side-back pieces together first, then I sew the front and side-front pieces together. Then I sew the front to the back at the shoulders and side seams.
How much fabric do I need for a jacket?
Height up to 5’7” and chest size up to US size 42
Sports jacket = 1.75 yards (1.6 meters) for plain cloth or 2.0 yards (1.8 meters) for patterned cloth. Note: Half or quarter lined jackets require a minimum of 2.5 yards (2.3 meters).