M5766 Update #312:00 AM
Here is the notched lapels:
The upper collar:
And the under collar:
Whenever two or more layers of fabric are held together in a curved position, the upper layer must be slightly larger than the under layer to allow for curve, or the turn of cloth. The drafting of this pattern was perfect and did not need to be adjusted. Also, as you see, the under collar is drafted in two pieces and cut on the bias. Why on the bias? Because it controls the roll of the upper collar. Why two pieces? So that the grain will be the same in both collar points.
Here is one of my favorite details that drew me to this coat... the sleeve:
And here is the back of the lining:
All that's left to do now is add the buttons and snaps...
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