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#19 Claire Shaeffer

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Posted 13 July 2009 - 12:41 PM

Hanna,
I saw an interesting design with chalk stripe about 1" between the stripes in the collection at the Museum of the City of New York that was very feminine. The hemline of the jacket was scalloped between each stripe. Oh, the suit from the early 30s was attributed to Chanel.
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#20 Hanna

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Posted 13 July 2009 - 06:19 PM

Claire,
That sounds very unusual and interesting. I'll look online to see if I can find any pictures or something similar. Thank you.

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Posted 23 October 2009 - 07:37 AM

Did this fabric ever get made? I would be quite keen on a few yards.

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Posted 23 December 2009 - 03:55 PM

Whether the cloth is a woollen flannel or a worsted flannel, the spacing between the chalk stripes would depend upon the person who is destined to wear the garment. You can't make a decision merely on the basis of a swatch in a book. You need to unroll yardage from a bolt and drape it over the shoulder of the customer for whom it's intended. Equally important is how the chalk stripes are drawn; some do better with fuzzy stripes, while others benefit from their firmly drawn counterpart.

By the same token, size and complexion of the customer really do matter. Too many stripes without enough separation between them to let the ground color of the fabric breathe creates a busy effect on the wearer, even if he or she is slim and short. More generous spacing between the stripes favors small and large people alike. Ungodly wide spacing between the lines, which is seldom seen these days but did exist in the last century, favors few regardless of size.

Complexion and hair color will determine the color of a chalk stripe garment for a customer. Some look better in a dark blue chalk stripe, others look better in a medium grey chalk stripe, still others opt for dark grey flannel with jewel-toned chalk stripes of sapphire blue or garnet red.

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Posted 23 December 2009 - 05:43 PM

I've sent Yachtie a message asking about the status of this project. Hopefully, we'll get an update soon.

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 01:46 AM

Sorry for the delay, we're a few yards short and for safety's sake i'd like to have over the minimum. If everyone would post their yardage commitments, I could get a better estimate.
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#25 Hanna

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 08:27 AM

Sorry for the delay, we're a few yards short and for safety's sake i'd like to have over the minimum. If everyone would post their yardage commitments, I could get a better estimate.
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5 metres was the original request - how many are you short?

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Posted 24 April 2010 - 10:46 AM

Not to change the topic but is there any interest in a heavy Irish linen fancy jacketing, in an estate tweed pattern?
Also, how do I subscribe to posts on this topic???

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Posted 15 June 2010 - 02:18 PM

Sorry for the delay, we're a few yards short and for safety's sake i'd like to have over the minimum. If everyone would post their yardage commitments, I could get a better estimate.
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Mr.Yachtie,
I am late comer,put me on wait list for 4.5 meter.

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#28 tofuersatz

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 10:13 PM

Did this fabric get made yet or is it still in the production process? If still possible I'd also subscribe for 4.5 metres.

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Posted 30 September 2010 - 04:07 AM

Sorry to say, by necessity it's been on the back burner for a while. I'm presently travelling a lot so if everyone is patient we can pick this up around the first of the year.
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#30 RogierC

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Posted 23 October 2010 - 12:40 AM

If this is still on, please put me on for a suit length.

EDIT - That would be 4.5 m in my case. Thanks!

Edited by RogierC, 23 October 2010 - 06:08 PM.


#31 RogierC

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Posted 06 January 2011 - 02:05 AM

Anything new where this cloth is concerned?

#32 ladhrann

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Posted 11 May 2011 - 02:11 AM

I'm with Rogier C on this, any news at all?

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Posted 22 July 2011 - 07:43 AM

I'll be talking to Fox Brothers this fall so I'll be contacting you all to verify committments.
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#34 Todd Hudson

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Posted 23 July 2011 - 05:01 PM

Fox Bros now takes credit cards. And they prefer to use Fed Ex.

#35 RogierC

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Posted 02 August 2011 - 09:29 PM

I visited Fox recently (see here). If anything, my enthusiasm for this project has only gone up. 5,25m. please!

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 05:00 PM

Hello yachtie,

Great to see this moving forward, just want to be clear, is this a woollen or worsted flannel? And also is it definitely going to be in the 13oz range? I'm minded to go for heavier fabric.




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