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How much fabric is required for a shirt

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by oscarthewild, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. oscarthewild

    oscarthewild Distinguished Member

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    I have been told that one needs 2.25 yards of 60" fabric for a shirt. How much is needed if the width is 45" and 36 inch. Anyone?[​IMG]
     


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    Shirtmaven Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    If you are a standard size.

    60"--2 yards
    45" 2 1/2 yards
    36" 3 yards

    large plaids, french cuffs, and fly fronts might need a little more.
     


  3. Nick M

    Nick M Distinguished Member

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    Let's say I had two separate lengths of the same (solid color) cloth, each 60" by 40" - could a shirt be made from them, or would it need to be one continuous length of cloth?
     


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    Shirtmaven Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Should be no problem. Is it plain goods.
    Not a twill?

    Carl
     


  5. Nick M

    Nick M Distinguished Member

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    Yeah, just a broadcloth.

    Thanks.
     


  6. Alexander Kabbaz

    Alexander Kabbaz Distinguished Member

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    Assuming they are from the same dye lot. [​IMG]
     


  7. Nick M

    Nick M Distinguished Member

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    Let's say I had two separate lengths of the same (solid color) cloth, each 60" by 40" - could a shirt be made from them
    Assuming they are from the same dye lot. Â [​IMG]
    LALALALA I'M NOT LISTENING LALALALA My plan is flawless, and I'll not have logic interjected to foil it. [​IMG]
     


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