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my biggest mistake

Added Aug 18, 2014

by martinK

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I went on with my obsession for shirts and it seems that I went mad. I am not happy with the way I played with the directions of the fabric’s pattern. I think it is much too ‘busy’. To me it looks a kind of cheep. But maybe some of you will like it. It’s just a matter of taste :-)




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    Aug 20, 2014, 03.51 PMby kisses

    Nice shirt and how the blue was use to contrast, it really makes it pop

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      Aug 20, 2014, 04.29 PMby martinK

      thank you so much kisses; yes indeed it is an eye catcher :-)

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    Aug 20, 2014, 02.58 PMby Nicole Kendra

    I love that shirt, I’m always buying my fiance crazy looking dress shirts. Hmmm, I never tried to make him one, maybe I should. Thanks for the inspiration, job well done!

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      Aug 20, 2014, 04.28 PMby martinK

      Thank you for the kind compliment. Give it a try, a man shirt isn’t more difficult than a blouse.

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    Aug 20, 2014, 08.54 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    It very nice! Like the different look! You have done a great job! :)

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      Aug 20, 2014, 04.26 PMby martinK

      thank you Ellen! Slowly, this shirt starts to become beautiful :-)

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    Aug 19, 2014, 01.52 PMby bjr99

    The shirt looks great! Take a look at the "Leg O’ Mutton " sleeves from the 1890’s. These were cut on the bias! Keep up the good work.

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      Aug 19, 2014, 02.36 PMby martinK

      Thank you very much for your compliment and the histrical references :-) Certainly, I will keep up working on a high level.

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    Aug 19, 2014, 12.17 PMby IDia

    I like very much how YOU play with Fabric! Men patterns are limited so playing with fabrics it give that ,,je ne sais qoi,, that makes all the diffrence

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      Aug 19, 2014, 01.10 PMby martinK

      thanks a lot! My niece of 15 years old thinks that this shirt is very cool. So I will give it a try wearing it on street. :-)

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      Aug 19, 2014, 02.06 PMby IDia

      It looks great and you can wear it without any doubt! Your niece is right, its a cool Shirt!

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    Aug 19, 2014, 07.12 AMby victors

    its a great shirt and that pattern matching is awesome! also like what you did with the cuffs

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      Aug 19, 2014, 08.48 AMby martinK

      thank you for your kind words!

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    Aug 19, 2014, 04.18 AMby schnui

    I love it !! I like how you cut the sleeves on the bias and I definitely like the plain blue contrast. This is not over the top and you should be proud wearing this.

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      Aug 19, 2014, 08.48 AMby martinK

      After yuor comment, the shirt starts to look nicer than I thought :-))
      Thank you!!!

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