Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Military Shirt for Herschel


For Herschel's birthday gift I made him a shirt with some really great military details: pleated chest pockets, epaulettes, and (my favorite bit) a hidden belly welt pocket that is long enough to conceal a knife. 

I used a pale grey heavy weight cotton, then dyed it with a little bit of black to get a dark grey wash that looks like something our good friend John Rambo would have liked to wear.

9 comments:

  1. the waist pocket is cool & interesting. maybe a phone would work too....rather than a knife. glad he got a haircut.

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  2. Was the pattern self drafted or did you purchase one? If purchased, could you share what one? Thanks.

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  3. Looks great. Just wondering what kind of knife he uses.

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  4. love all the details of this shirt!

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  5. Great shirt! Lucky man to have his sisters sewing for him ;-). BTW, I have a tailoring/ alterations question for you, would you have a minute and an email to help me out?

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    1. definitely. You can contact me directly: ladydanburry at gmail.com

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  6. Great Military Shirt ,where to purchase it?

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