Unfunded Liabilities: a/k/a The Cloth Thread

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

  1. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I like the 45º angle better, too.
     
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    I like the 45º angle better, too.

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  3. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    Jeez. Both are good, guys, come on.
     
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    -sorry for interrupting, but I thought it was essential for ties to be cut on the bias? (ie 45°)

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    Jeez. Both are good, guys, come on.
    I much prefer the ones that don't look like a vertical/ horizontal grid. I rarely wear my ties that have the pattern aligned that way.
     
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    Jeez. Both are good, guys, come on.

    Yeah, both are good, but if you have the choice between the two, I'd rather them cut like people have been suggesting. It's a subtle change, but as gdl said, it can make a great tie into a perfect tie.
     
  7. Parker

    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Both are good... but, I think wider spaced patterns look better on the bias. Tighter patterns can go either way. Ok, enough tie minutiae. Back to cloth....
     
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    /lurkmode -sorry for interrupting, but I thought it was essential for ties to be cut on the bias? (ie 45°) [​IMG]
    Lurkmode, You are correct. ctp120 \t \tQuote: \t \t \t\t \t\t\t \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\t\tOriginally Posted by Lightbringer \t\t\t\t\t[​IMG] \t\t\t\t \t\t\t\tI can't wait to see these made up into ties and bows. Feels a bit like Marinella or Cappelli ties. \t\t\t \t\t \t \t Agreed. Likely from the same mills. From what I hear, Drakes, Marinella and Hober often overlap in that regard (not their actual buy for a certain season; the sources/buyers are smarter than that. They may even arrange for exclusivity). Ctp120, You are correct. Although we tend to not be concerned about seasons as most of what we have woven or printed is classics which we hope to sell forever. Quite often we will start with a design from 70 or 80 years ago and change the size spacing coloring etc.. We use David Evans/Adamley in Macclesfield, England for our classic Macclesfield prints. We have many, many new Macclesfield prints that are being photographed now for our website.
     
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    Thinking of these four for sport jackets, I am not too excited about the first one so if anyone has any alternatives to it,I'd appreciate it.
    Forex, love that thornproof you picked in blue with red fleck. Below thornproof in green with white and orange fleck - Porter and Harding, 15 oz [​IMG]
     
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    We use David Evans/Adamley in Macclesfield, England for our classic Macclesfield prints.

    We have many, many new Macclesfield prints that are being photographed now for our website.


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    David,

    Thanks for chiming in to clarify.

    We have many, many new Macclesfield prints that are being photographed now for our website.

    That's excellent news.
     
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    Gunclub and brown flax porn:

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    Thanks for the tip. Just phoned them. Friendly people and happy to send me some swatches.

    Swatches from Lovat just arrived. Will be ordering a suits length of the medium gray (608):

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    Will take it to my tailor later this summer to make it into a covert coat. Hopefully it's ready for fall. The coating is Harrisons, the green velvet is 100% silk.

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    Old stock Harrisons flannel. Thinking about doing this up as a 6x2. Will be my first db ever. Any thoughts?

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    Parker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    ^ Gray flannel is a great choice for a DB suit.
     

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