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Asymmetrical Wool waistcoats

Added May 19, 2012

by urbandon

Sydney, Australia






Two asymmetrical waistcoats made from wool. The black one is boiled wool and the grey from an old blanket I found. Tried to keep as much of the blanket stitch edge in the grey one. Boiled wool is just…well, perfect.

Buttons are hand made from leather.

Wool- does not fray, easy to sew, firm, warm, natural and sustainable. What is not to love?

Check the Wool Modern exhibition photos on my blog for some wool inspiration….http://urbandon.blogspot.com.au/2012/04/wool-modern-exhibition.html




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Geek, Military, Preppy, Steampunk, Victorian

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    Feb 21, 2013, 11.19 AMby kevinsews

    Very nice. Great to see some men’s garments with character. Relatively new to sewing. I just finished my first pair of pants, Burda 7841. Great fit, great pattern. Now it’s time to deconstruct so I can construct things to look the way I want them to. Thanks for the inspiration. Kevin

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      Feb 21, 2013, 11.42 PMby urbandon

      Thanks Kevin and happy sewing. Looking forward to seeing your gear here!

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    May 25, 2012, 04.41 PMby joost52

    Awesome. Again. !

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      May 27, 2012, 07.46 AMby urbandon


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    May 23, 2012, 07.02 PMby caramia-made

    Sooooo cool! I wish my hubby were as fashionable as you, sigh…. ;)

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      May 27, 2012, 07.47 AMby urbandon

      Thanks. Slow and steady steps perhaps???

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    May 20, 2012, 11.52 AMby dottty

    Wow fabulous jj:)x

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      May 27, 2012, 07.47 AMby urbandon

      Thanks Dotty!

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    May 20, 2012, 06.16 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    absolutly great and absolutly “YOU” ……….hope to see you in berlin!

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      May 27, 2012, 07.47 AMby urbandon

      Thanks Ralf! Will be seeing you soon! (July)

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    May 19, 2012, 04.11 PMby elloradanan

    So cool!

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      May 27, 2012, 07.48 AMby urbandon

      Thanks so much!

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    May 19, 2012, 02.17 PMby alexus1325

    I love your work so much! The leather buttons are a fantastic and eminently “stealable” idea :D

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      May 27, 2012, 07.49 AMby urbandon

      The best ideas are always stolen. (One inch hole wad punch- bash them out-wet leather is best- then two holes…easy!)

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    May 19, 2012, 01.33 PMby antony chauvin

    I love it very much! Good vacancy in Paris, you go to like the " French gastronomy "

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      May 27, 2012, 07.50 AMby urbandon

      Merci! Looking forward to plenty of baguettes with an inch thick of brie!

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