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12-15 ounce cloth

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#1 Terri

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 07:43 AM

Hello, 

I am in search of recommendations for sources to purchase cloth in the 12-15oz (osy) range for a client.

 

I don't often make for individual clients so I don't have a feel for what is available and at what price point. I am usually just given what the designer has chosen good, bad or ugly, and deal with it !

 

It would be great if the source was North American based, but I will consider all ideas right now.

 

I would need 6yards for a full 1930's style pleated trouser, waistcoat and pleated back jacket with a half belt and patch pockets.

 

merci!

Terri

 

 



#2 J. Maclochlainn

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Posted 12 December 2015 - 09:55 AM

Harrison's P&B range and Dugdales English and Town classics would probably be your best bet, classic designs that wouldn't look out of place from the 20's on. Dugdales is probably a little less expensive and yardage easily purchased online and extremely quick shipping to the States, probably about the same to Canada
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