Anyone experienced with dying shirts? Particularly creating gradients...
Recent Images In This Thread
Related Forum Threads
- Rick Owens Boots + Leather, Number (N)ine Jeans and Hoodie, Doir 21cm Jeans Last post on 5/13/11 at 1:42am in FS: Streetwear & Denim (Archive)
- Recent non-Sartorialist Looks Last post on 8/1/15 at 5:52am in Classic Menswear
- Fashon in Ashton Kutcher's movie "Spread" Last post on 2/22/15 at 12:20pm in Classic Menswear
- The Minimal Closet: What are your must haves? Last post on 11/8/13 at 9:09pm in Streetwear and Denim
- Dress shoes with jeans. Last post on 10/28/14 at 3:14am in Streetwear and Denim
- Andrew Lock
- The Armoury
- Buttons 'n' Threads
- David Fin
- David Reeves Bespoke
- Drinkwater's Cambridge
- Equus Leather
- Exquisite Trimmings
- A Fine Pair of Shoes
- Geil Mode
- Gentlemen's Footwear
- Gordon Yao, Hong Kong
- The Hanger Project
- Henry Carter Neckwear
- Howard Yount
- John Elliott + Co
- Kent Wang
- Khaki's of Carmel
- Luxire Custom Clothing
- M Classic 101
- Meermin Mallorca
- Need Supply Co.
- No Man Walks Alone
- Oak Room
- Paul Evans
- Percy Ivor
- Portland Dry Goods
- Proper Cloth
- S.E.H Kelly
- Self Edge
- Spier & Mackay
- Suspension Point
- Taylor Stitch
- Temple of jawnz
- Thurston Bros.
- Uncle Otis
- Virtual Clotheshorse
- Wolf vs. Goat
- Wrong Weather
- Yellow Hook Necktie
- Zampa Di Gallina
*** The official and awesome DIY thread *** - Page 41
Styleforum Top Picks
I have the 4th pair coming :>
Ya I did, It took about 3 days. Including drawing, measurements, cutting the wood, assembling, sanding, and then staining. It shouldn't have taken so long but I got rough sawn boards for free and most of them were warped and uneven and basically useless.
This is about as DIY as I get so bare with me...
I'm sure some people have this same problem... you find a brand of t-shirts that fits perfect, except the neck line is too tight. For me the Uniqlo dry packaged shirts fit me great, but they're just too tight in the neck. It seemed like a shame to have to start the search for perfect t-shirts all over again. I'd heard of some people in waywt cutting the necks out of shirts, but I didn't like how the raw hem around the neck looked. I just needed a hem around the neck, just a wider one.
The dry packaged shirts have a pretty thick hem; Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
(please excuse the photography, my phone made the shirt look yellowed)
I did this to two of my t-shirts. First attempt didn't go so well (explanation to follow). Second attempt was pretty much perfect. Instead of using Dry Packaged T-shirts, I used the premium cotton ones offered in the U.S. (I'm not sure these are available in the U.K. - they're not offered on the website and I was recently in London and didn't see them in store). Both of them have the same neck I think (or very similar at least).
I fucked up the first attempt because I over-thought it. Instead of just cutting out the ribbed neck part, I tried to use a seam ripper to completely remove it as well. I got the ribbed part out but also messed up some of the seams on my new hem. It looks OK, but kind of ragged and something that I may only wear for exercise in the future. The second time I kept things more simple and it turned out really well. I just cut as closely as possible without cutting the new hem. Looks like it was made that way while it's worn. If you very closely inspect the hem when it's not on anyone you can kind of tell it was cut but it's really completely unnoticeable otherwise.
I'd also recommend giving this a try if you think it looks good. I might take pics of the t-shirt I cut but I'm lazy and honestly it looks pretty much the same as the one max_r did (with an extra seam down the front middle).
Some sweatpants I slimmed down. Also just cut holes in the front of the waistband so I could pull the drawstring out. Trying to find a longer replacement for the std. drawstring
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Thinking about putting epaulettes on an OCBD cus it's just barely long in the shoulders, but it still bothers me.
- *** The official and awesome DIY thread ***
- › Friday Fit Challenge 7/8 "The Black and white Challenge" 8 seconds ago
- › new Yoox codes and sales - post them here 12 seconds ago
- › Custom White's Boots ... Thoughts? 23 seconds ago
- › ***The Official Rick Owens Thread*** 2 minutes ago
- › things that are making you happy 2 minutes ago
- › *Edited* Helping a rural Midwestern find his classic style 4 minutes ago
- › Rogue Territory: Handmade Denim Goods 4 minutes ago
- › Vass Horween Shell Cordovan Shoes / Boot - 39.5 EU 4 minutes ago
- › Allen Edmonds Appreciation Thread 4 minutes ago
- › Burberry London Black Leather Boston 45 Holdall Travel Weekender Bag 6 minutes ago
- › Carmina for Epaulet Grey Suede Steinbeck Boot by Patek
- › Human Scales Denny Suede Double Monkstraps by Mrvaerk
- › Brathwait - The classic slim wrist watch by Mrvaerk
- › Ps Paul Smith Laced shoes by yucaseca
- › Tom Ford FT5237 Eyeglasses Color 098 by Mrvaerk
- › Irish Setter Men's 838 Wingshooter 6" Waterproof Lace-up... by seanhorween
- › Borsa Long sleeve shirt by techstyles
- › Neil Barrett - LEATHER TROUSERS by newway
- › Mandarina Duck City Messenger by josh89
- › Quoddy True Penny Loafer by ppith
- › Styleforum Visits Blue Blue Japan
- › Styleforum Eats its Way Through Tokyo
- › David Looks Back at Pitti Uomo 88
- › Streetstyle: The Best Pictures From Pitti...
- › The Styleforum Brief: July, 2015
- › Carmina Shoes Presents: Five Shoes for Five...
- › Help! I need a suit for a wedding!
- › What I learned from my own wedding day, and...
- › Look nice, Dammit: Why you should care - and...
- › Tokyo Diaries, Day 4: Epic Tokyo Photo Dump -...