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  1. #21
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    Out of curiosity, how many meters of fabric does it require to make a kilt jacket and waist coat? (Assume double width)
    Regional Commissioner of Clan Strachan, North Central United States.

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    Depends on your size of course,

    When making an 18th Century regimental coat, which is a bit longer than a Kilt jacket, the coat, minus linings, for a 36 chest is 2 yards, for a 52 chest, its 3 1/2 yards.

    Other considerations are do you want a full fabric back or some lesser cloth on the waistcoat?

    Without knowing you and your sizes, I would say 5 yards is the safest bet to ensure you have enough cloth.

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