Glencheck meets Liberty

Added Feb 8, 2012

by Ralf Schmitz

Berlin, Germany

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As you might know allready, i love classic outfits. it was time to do another one, when i found this lovely wool – cashmere blend glencheck i felt in love with and knew, what i wanted to do with it:

meet my new trousers pattern: selfdrafted and with a higher waistline again (i am a little over it with those love hanging trousers :-) – at least for meself.

the waistcoat has a different colar solution this time, but is aside of this the same pattern i allways used.

the lining material is a superfin cotton in a Liberty-kind-of print. i still have enough left so i will do a classic men’s shirt as well with it!

hope you like the outfit!

Material Notes

cashmere-wool blend glencheck
superfin cotton
buttons and maching thread

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Winter, Spring
For
Men
Garment Type
Suit
Style
Bohemian, Business, Classic, Vintage
Material
Cashmere, Cotton, Wool

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    Feb 8, 2012, 11.30 PMby schnui

    You write " I hope you like it"—— of course we do!!! There is nothing better than seeing beautiful workmanship on this web site and your trousers and waistcoat are perfect. The fit is perfect for you and you look great in them. The wonderful thing about your photos Ralf, is that you have lifted the standard of of what we should see on this site and it will inspire us all to try harder at achieving a better finish on our garments. I love the fabric by the way and I hope it is keeping you warm in the harsh winter that is hitting Europe at the moment. Just stay inside and keep warm and keep sewing and taking more photos!!!

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.19 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      my dear schnui! that is such a lovely comment of you! thank you for all these compliements. i have to tell you, that i got all my inspiration, and my wish, to go further with the quality of my work through the postings here at burdastyle. they have been both: and encouragement and an inspiration. it is a pleasure to me, reading, that i can do this to others too with my posts. thank you again and warm regards from icecold berlin……..

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    Feb 8, 2012, 10.46 PMby sophienissirios

    Wow, that looks great on you. I love the lining :-)

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.17 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you very much sophie! i must admit that the main material is very lovely too, as it touches very soft and warm!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 10.33 PMby victoriakb

    Stylish, elegant and beautifully made – as always! Love the combination of patterns.

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.16 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      that is very kind of you victoria! i love the two materials together too!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 10.23 PMby kelepso

    Great job Ralf. I love the floral lining.

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    Feb 8, 2012, 09.53 PMby joost52

    Holy smokes Ralph that looks amazing and it suits you so well, both because it’s a great fit and because the style looks great on you. This is not just a beautiful piece but an amazing outfit that is sure to turn a few heads in the street! I am feeling very inspired by this to try and make vests and classic trousers too! Thank you so much for sharing and you should really be proud of this work :)

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.15 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      omg joost! thank you very very much! if you write, that i inspire you, that makes me really blush! as you have given me so much inspiration too with your creations. thank you very much for this lovely comment and kindest reagrds from icecold berlin!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 09.45 PMby libra-s

    I love the idea of using pattern fabric for back of the classic vest! Fantastic!

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.14 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you libra! i just thought it would be nice, doing something different to make it look special!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 09.32 PMby momita

    perfect!!! A fabric beatiful.

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.13 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you very much dear momita!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 08.11 PMby martinK

    I can see a very proud person on this pics! And you realy can be proud of this wonderful and perfect outfit! I like the fabric and I know what a peasure it is to work with material of high quality. Enjoy wearing it. Greatings Martin

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.13 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      there is one thing about this outfit, i have been proud of: that the plaids are maching most of the time, and that was much more difficulte, than i ever expected it to be. thank you very much for your kind comment dear martin!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 08.07 PMby patti-r

    Beautifully Sewn, Looks so Awesome!!!! Love the Fabric!!!

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.12 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      dear patti! that is too kind of you! thank you very much!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 08.03 PMby Bartas DubLinski

    OMG! Looks soo good! Nice fabric, well done and fit excellent!!

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.12 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      thank you bartas, this means a lot to me!

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    Feb 8, 2012, 07.57 PMby Gabriele Yorlano

    Wow! Love it! Your are just amazing Ralf…the fit is perfect, and I love the fabric in the back of the vest too. Once again…Bravo!

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      Feb 9, 2012, 06.11 AMby Ralf Schmitz

      dear gabriele! you have been the first to give a comment. – and such a lovely one! thank you very much for this!

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