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Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Manton, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. jrd617

    jrd617 Well-Known Member

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    Huh? I was asking if the cloth can be used for an uncoming Formosa suit? Not sure where the snark is coming from..
     
  2. Grammaton Cleric

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    Not yet - headed to London in mid-Jan and will give it to Terry Haste then. Thinking crescent pockets on this one!
     
  3. aportnoy

    aportnoy Well-Known Member

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    You will not be disappointed. Truly one of my favorite cloths. Crescent pockets sound intersteing. Would also make up as a killer 3 piece.:slayer:
     
  4. unbelragazzo

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    3-pc is the way to do it IMHO. I'm still bummed I missed out on buying it the first time 'round, and when someone (I think maybe @Cantabrigian) had it on B&S.
     
  5. Cantabrigian

    Cantabrigian Well-Known Member

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    I'm bummed I sold it.

    Had enough for a 3-piece...
     
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  6. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Well-Known Member

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    hey,sorry, i wasn't being snarky, must have misunderstood me, was more hint to GDL than anything
     
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  7. Grammaton Cleric

    Grammaton Cleric Well-Known Member

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    Can someone pls id this tweed fabric?

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  8. dan'l

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    Yeah, I noticed that on The Armoury tumblr too and hence am considering it.


    Is this really necessary? So it's possible that the other tailor may use the opposite side of the fabric as opposed to the first guy?
     
  9. Cantabrigian

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    I think I saw that in a bunch called Bad Idea. Can't remember the mill.
     
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  10. burghler

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    The pic is from The Simply Refined blog. My guess would be Dashing Tweeds.
     
  11. Arno

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    Probably not the "wrong" side of the cloth, but they may orient the cloth in the opposite direction.
    if it has a nap or a complex pattern it will definitely be visible.
    Even plain cloths that don't have a nap may be slightly different when made up in a different direction.
    Some cutters don't care and cut the front and back side of trousers the other way around to save yardage, some will consequently cut them in the same direction, no matter what type of cloth...

    You could ask both tailors in advance to make sure to cut the cloth in the direction you want (if they're willing to do that)
     
  12. dan'l

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    Oh, I see; I didn't consider the point about orientation. Thanks for the explanation.
     
  13. Grammaton Cleric

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    It's definitely not Dashing Tweeds.

    Thanks, Cant - never heard of that book either.
     
  14. tchoy

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    I'll check with my tailor and get back if they will be restocking. I want some for myself.
     
  15. Braddock

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    Nice! Who made that fabric?
     
  16. _AMD

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    Thank you. It's a LL cloth (city gun club 5).
     
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  17. emptym

    emptym Well-Known Member

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    I lol'd. This and DWW's Rubinacci card are posts of the year. Well, at least of the last few days. That's as far back as I can remember.
     
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  18. tchoy

    tchoy Well-Known Member

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    A couple of cloths funded for summer.


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    A navy blazer in wool and hemp, got this cloth through a group buy a while back from @badsha

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    This one is a Drapers silk and linen check my tailor suggested to do a one piece back on this one. I put on a few kilos since I ordered these jackets need to hit the gym soon before the jackets are ready.
     
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  19. UrbanComposition

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  20. emptym

    emptym Well-Known Member

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    Very nice. How do you like the navy wool/hemp?
     

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