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iggy.boy
« on: October 17, 2008 04:18:32 AM »



I decided to try my hands on jeans and button-up. Just like any first time tries, you'd find yourself making a bunch of mistakes. Like, stay stitching the side seams of the jeans when I wasn't done with the fit just yet. Or not paying attention which side the cuff placket goes to so they're not inside out. Overall, I like how they turned out. I definitely know what to look out for in the future construction wise. (Note to self, never use top stitching thread with linen.) Both garments' patterns were drafted out of scratch.



About the yellow buttons; I have those pins with the yellow flower plastic heads and when I pinned them shut for fitting, I liked how they looked on brown so I chose to use the same color. haha As for the jeans, I don't like to wear mine below my hips so I made a slightly higher waisted one with a equestrian-esque feel to it.

I also made this shirt a couple of days ago out of boredom. I'm not too happy with it, but it'll do.



Thanks for looking! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2008 05:03:55 AM »

You're designs are so modernly stylish!

I love the cut of that shirt you're not sure about...& it looks great with the layered blue shirt beneath!. Those skinny jeans are great paired with the button shirt...but would look good with the other one as well!

 I love the little detail of the yellow buttons for added color on the button up shirt!

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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2008 05:20:41 AM »

So very rare to see men making their own clothes....and these are worth the wait!
You did a great job on those jeans, esp for your first shot! My first pair of jeans were about 4 sizes to big for me, and shapeless as hell!
I couldn't tell that button-down was made, though; great craftsmanship! The yellow buttons are too cute! I think they add a little something to the shirt and really make it pop!

Your "boredom" shirt - like I Sew Cute said, it's actually a rather nice cut, and looks great layered Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2008 05:32:54 AM »

I love the purple skinny jeans. They're hot!
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2008 05:35:39 AM »

Very nice job!  Much nicer than anything I have done as a beginner.  I really like the top layered as seen in the second picture.  The jeans fit you perfectly!
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2008 06:31:41 AM »

I love all of them. you are so talented!
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2008 07:31:28 AM »

Excellent work on all three.  I can't see any flaws, wierd bunching or anything, so don't beat yourself up about the second shirt.  Sometimes the idea is way better in your head than fabric will allow it to be!   I do agree that it does look good layered with the blue shirt, but that could the fact that you seem to be standing more like you like it in that photo.  Cheesy  The jeans and shirt are great, they look very professionally made and well thought out.  Great work!!
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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2008 11:15:45 AM »

good job, iggy!
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« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2008 10:47:38 PM »

you did a wonderful job! very impressive especially since both items are pretty complicated projects. it's all very neat and well finished. and i really like that wrap t-shirt too Cheesy it's so rare to see a boy sewing, where did you pick it up? are you a fashion student or?

keep on making great stuff!
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« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2008 12:30:42 AM »

thank you Smiley im actually an interior/production design student. ive always knewn how to sew, but i took up pattern making as a credit booster in high school since i was homeschooled. i learned a lot from a semester's worth. and it was fun working with industrial machines Smiley i only need 300 hrs to get my license haha
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