Originally Posted by smc
Yes, as soon as I read your post my thought was "I've definitely read things in this thread pointing people to the Lesser 16oz". I'd forgotten about it, but you triggered my memory.
I recently had a suit made up in a Lesser 16oz hopsack, partly from recommendations from Chris; if you want to see it you can PM me.
Chris, unrelated question, but I asked my tailor to see the canvas he's been using on my suits and it was all a pretty limp hymo with little spring, which I think explains the limpness in my fronts. I recently ordered some haircloth (horsehair tail I assume since it was narrow width and expensive) from Dugdale that is much springier and makes a big arc when folded over. Could haircloth be used for ALL the canvassing to get an extra robust, clean look like in Jeffery D's coats? My tailor said he'd be happy to use it in place of his hymo. Or is it just meant for the chest?