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4 July

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    Jul 4, 2012, 03.36 PMby Peter Lappin

    Martin, if you want to get together in the Garment District let me know — I’m around during the end of the week but not the weekend. Email me at peterlappinnyc@gmail.com.



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      Aug 24, 2012, 08.39 AMby martinK

      Hi Peter,
      I’m sorry but your message didn’t reach me :-(
      I had a beautiful and very busy time i NY and garment district was like heaven for me even I didn’t buy a fabric. Maybe next time we are able to meet :-)
      Best regards

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    Jul 4, 2012, 01.03 PMby martinK

    Hi Peter, what an amazing city!! Will stay till Sunday with a busy program. Stay in 81st street, nice hood. Greatings Martin :-)

11 February

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    Feb 11, 2012, 04.19 AMby Joseph Mahadas

    Hello I read your article on why more men don’t sew. I’m pretty much a beginner … I want to sew to save money on clothing. Not so much as making my own clothing … more like alteriations, hemming and customizations. I recently purchased a sewing awl because I want to make a pair of boots. Male patterns are extremely difficult to find for the things I am interested in making. Your article was good

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      Feb 11, 2012, 01.40 PMby Peter Lappin

      Thanks, Joseph. Good luck with the sewing!

26 December

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    Dec 26, 2011, 06.53 AMby L.A. Berlyn

    I simply adore your creations and blog mister.

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1 September

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    Sep 1, 2011, 05.10 AMby katrena

    Hi Peter Lappin I noticed that you like vintage patterns. I would love to give you a few that I have if that is ok with you.

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10 August

9 August

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    Aug 9, 2011, 10.29 PMby flowergirl22

    i have to ask,, do you wear them for fun or work.// ??

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      Aug 9, 2011, 11.13 PMby Peter Lappin

      If truth be told, I only wear them for the photo shoot!

27 May

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    May 27, 2011, 02.42 PMby Mandy A

    u do some AMAZING work!!!!

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20 April

12 April

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    Apr 12, 2011, 08.36 AMby loulourosa

    Thanks for your comment Peter, I accidently pushed on the button “Inapropriate”. I just wanted to add some comment,…

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11 April

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    Apr 11, 2011, 10.04 PMby flowergirl22

    hey peter,, just signed up to your male patternd boldness site,, great outfits,,

    i have just discovered some old treasures in the 50 and 60 british patterns.

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5 March

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    Mar 5, 2011, 04.16 PMby NuncaNunca

    Really great stuff!

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16 December

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    Dec 16, 2010, 09.39 PMby Testosterone

    Of toggles and treadles, you’ve got it going on guy!

6 October

4 October

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    Oct 4, 2010, 04.23 PMby cantare

    Your stuff is tres cool! I just saw your cranberry pants and then checked out the rest of your studio, awesome craftsmanship.

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7 September

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    Sep 7, 2010, 08.55 PMby redredhoodie

    Hey Peter, did you notice how all of your projects ended up in the MadMen-roundup?! I guess menswear is still pretty uncommon as they seemed to just use the words “men and mad” in the search bar and posted everything they ended up with. Too funny but you deserved it, your projects are great.

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      Sep 8, 2010, 02.15 AMby Peter Lappin

      Hi! No, I don’t know what you’re referring to. Is that something here on BurdaStyle?

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      Sep 8, 2010, 02.21 AMby Peter Lappin

      OK, wait — now I get it! That’s funny — I think it’s just anything with the name “men” in it!

23 July

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    Jul 23, 2010, 05.15 PMby laura oprea

    Great projects!!! Keep sewing, you’re doing a very good job :)

21 June

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    Jun 21, 2010, 04.18 AMby kelepso

    Hey Peter, check out my harem pants. I was inspired by you to make a pair. Thank you!

12 May

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    May 12, 2010, 11.43 PMby jeffrey

    those pants are really wonderful sir. It must be satisfying to have hand made pants. I might just have to try to make myself a pair some day. thank you for the inspiration.

25 April

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    Apr 14, 2010, 07.57 AMby elguanche

    Want to see new things from youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu !!!! ;-)

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24 March

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    Mar 24, 2010, 02.15 PMby nehifamily

    I very much favor the vintage patterns, too. They are timeless! I especially love dressing my children in vintage because too much of the modern stuff tries to make children look like mini adults. Keep sewing and bringing it back!

14 March

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    Mar 14, 2010, 07.03 PMby lmb

    Great vintage style you have! Keep sewing so I can see more.

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11 March

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    Mar 11, 2010, 09.03 PMby seasidelaundry

    Ooops-forgot to say I wish I had copy of children’s book, The Purple Coat by Amy Hest, for you! Another motivator of men in tailoring & what they can do!

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    Mar 11, 2010, 04.18 PMby sunnilj9

    Congrats on being the featured member Peter!

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8 March

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    Mar 8, 2010, 02.27 AMby rjhopkins12


    Hey Peter!

    This is what I came up with based on the pattern. I decided I didn’t really like the seat of the boxers, so I made it a skirt instead. It ended up a little big, so I was lazy and just made the waistband adjustable to my size instead of really fixing it… I think it doesn’t look that great in the pictures, but it looks cute in real life, I promise :)

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      Mar 8, 2010, 01.01 PMby Peter Lappin

      Hey, RJ, they are SO cute. Believe me, no one takes more shortcuts than me, so no explaining is necessary!

      Very creative use of the pattern and I know how much work they were. Would you mind if I shared this photo on my blog, Male Pattern Boldness? I think my readers who love to see it. Let me know.

      You can email me directly at peterlappinnyc@gmail.com.


24 February

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    Feb 24, 2010, 03.44 AMby rjhopkins12

    Hey! I love your work. I actually ordered the 1945 boxer pattern to see if I could adjust them to my size and wear them as shorts! Thanks for the inspiration!

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      Feb 24, 2010, 12.31 PMby Peter Lappin

      That’s great. So glad you were able to track them down! Good luck with them. Peter

5 February

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    Feb 5, 2010, 03.43 PMby Peter Lappin

    No one loves SS more than I do! Someday I hope to sew her a dress.

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    Feb 5, 2010, 08.48 AMby juebejue

    gasp peter in nyc! tsk tsk, i dont think the selfish seamstress would be happy with this ;)

    welcome to burda! :D

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      Feb 5, 2010, 11.28 AMby scheryka

      I am with juebejue. Well, now we have 2 VERY GREAT and TALENTED seamtress(er) here. So, are you entering inany more of the PR contests? I would have loved to see you come up with in the lingerie contest.