Men's Custom Jacket
3-Month Course
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This class is for those who are interested in developing the skills necessary for tailoring the custom-made jacket. Teaching starts from a very basic level. And since classes are small, students are given the opportunity to thoroughly develop and master the practical skills and knowledge necessary to work in the industry or to start businesses for themselves. 

Upon completing this course and all assignments, qualified students will receive a certificate of completion to be used as recognition of training in the field. If starting a business, you'll receive advice to help you achieve success. 

Whether 18 or 80 years old, it's never too early or too late to get your tailoring career going!
Tailor and instructor Ayao Agbeve was inspired to sew at a very young age. His great talent and work ethic landed him in charge of the alterations department at the US Embassy in his native Togo West Africa. Inspired, he opened his own design business making custom tailored clothing for men and women, before moving to the United States. Ayao speaks fluent French, Spanish and English. He is a great asset to the Esaie Couture Design School.
Full Payment
(non-refundable registration fee included)
Payment Plan
$195 non-refudable registration fee
3 Monthly Installments
Saturday Afternoon Course
1:30pm - 4:00pm

Choose a 2018 Start Date

Jan 27th, 2018

Apr 28th, 2018

July 21st, 2018

Oct 20th, 2018

  • Jacket Pattern Drafting
  • Preparation and Fabric Cutting
  • Shaping and Tailoring the body of the jacket
  • Perfecting the pocket
  • Lapels and linings
  • Sleeves and linings
  • Jacket Fitting and Finishing
  • Final Pressing

  • 2.5 yards of menswear fabric
  • 2 yards of lining
  • 1 yard of pocketing
  • 1 yard fusible
  • Matching thread
  • Sewing supplies (Shears/scissors, tailors chalk, seam ripper, measuring tape, pins, hand needles, thimble)
  • Pattern making rulers (L square, clear 18" grid ruler, Hip curve ruler, french curve)
  • Notebook and pencil
  • * Additional supplies needed will be explained by the instructor in class

  • Or, some previous tailoring experience
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