The Victorian Gentleman
4. Pin the front and back of the side seam together, allowing some fullness. Draw in the lower part of the armhole. Note that it is larger than it would be if the garment was fitted.
You will need to alternately fold the collar over and lift it up again. While the collar is laying flat, mark and cut the outer edge.
5. To drape the collar, cut a piece of muslin as long as one-half of the neckline measurement plus three by six inches wide. Pin the CB of the collar to the CB of the neck. Pin the neckline of the collar to the neckline of the coat all the way around to the CF.