Amount of cloth need for a sport jacket and a vest?

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  1. Classic Car

    Classic Car Senior member

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    I am 5' 7" (160lb) with coat length 30" and vest length 25". My chest is 40" , my shoulder is 18.5 " my waist is 35" Is 2.4 yd plain colour (60" width") enough for a sport jacket and front side vest?
     
  2. Despos

    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    yes, should be enough.
     
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    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    What do mean by 2.4 yards? 2 yards and 4 inches or 2 yards and 14.5 inches?
     
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    Probably about 2 or 2.5 metres
     
  5. Classic Car

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    I mean 2 yards and 14.5 inches. My sleeve length is 24 inches.
     
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    Despos Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    2 yards is enough for the jacket and with a few changes of the layout of the pattern pieces they should be able to fit in the vest. Depends on who is cutting it and how hard they try.
     
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    Thanks so much for your kind feddback, highly appreciated.

    Have a nice day. Despos
     

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