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My home-made pocket square

gusvs

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My wife made me this pocket square in cotton. It is her first attempt, but rather nice I think.





Next up are these three cottons:



After this, I hope she will agree to do some linen and silk ones as well
 

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Fun. I like the one on the left.
 

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Originally Posted by California Dreamer
Love it. The rolled hems look good. What size is it?


It's 30x30 cm.
 

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Originally Posted by California Dreamer
Love it. The rolled hems look good. What size is it?

I tried this myself a while ago. It's painstaking, but quite relaxing. Maybe you should have a go!


Nice. I'm wondering whether I ought to keep a look out for nice bits of fabric. I suspect if I have a go myself, my wife might take pity on me and finish it off
 

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The handwork looks superb! I often have my bespoke tailor hem pieces of interesting cloth which I happened to find somewhere as a pocket square. I assume earing a square made by your wife is a far greater (and: cheaper) pleasure!
 

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I dropped by a bridal boutique a while ago and picked up a bunch of silk bolt ends ridiculously cheap, which I've given to a tailor to see what he can do with.

I'm proud to say that another SF member occasionally sports a "California Dreamer original" square. Hopefully he's not too embarrassed to wear such a thing in public.
 

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Originally Posted by gusvs
It's 30x30 cm.

FWIW, according to an online size conversion chart that I used earlier, 30 centimeters is 12 ½ inches, making your 30 X 30 centimeter pocket squares 12 ½ X 12 ½ inches, gusvs.
 

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Originally Posted by Toiletduck
Nice. I wish I had a wife who would do this


I think you can find one if you just cross the border to the Mainland
 

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Very nice fabrics. This inspired me to try and make my own PS.
 

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Originally Posted by Cary Grant
Please share our compliments of her handwork. Very nice and nice material.

+1

I'd love to see a close-up of the needlework. What kind of thread did she use?
 

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