How to use the Tasi Robe and Jacket Draft-It-Yourself pattern

How to use the Tasi Robe and Jacket Draft-It-Yourself pattern

Today’s post is exclusive for people who have purchased the Tasi Draft-It-Yourself pattern. If you own the pattern, the password to watch the videos can be found at the bottom of page 4 of the instruction booklet. If you have problems or questions, please email us at

The Tasi Robe/Jacket is my first draft-it-yourself style pattern and while the instruction booklet has all the information you need, I thought it would be helpful to show you in video format how to use the pattern. In this video, I will show you the measurements you need to take and how to fill out the worksheets to create your own custom pattern pieces. Plus, a little bit of pattern drafting as well.

This bonus video is for those of you who use Adobe Illustrator. In this video, I’ll show you how you can quickly draft the pattern pieces in Illustrator and use them to estimate how much fabric you will need.

If you would like more help sewing your Tasi Robe and Jacket, make sure to check out the sewalong page for more tutorials.

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This draft-it-yourself pattern will walk you through each step of designing and drafting your own custom fit pattern. You choose the proportions you’d like and we give you the formulas to draft all the pattern pieces. Because you’re starting from scratch, you can make this garment in any size you like for any human body. If you’re not up for doing the calculations yourself, or just want to double check the math, we’ve created a spreadsheet calculator that does the work for you.

View A is a classic robe with patch pockets, a tie belt and carriers. View B is a casual jacket with turned back cuffs, oversized pockets and a hem band. It’s easy to adjust the design of this pattern to suit your personal preferences and we even give you a few ideas for ways you can customize and adapt this pattern. 

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