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Linen shirt and drop-crotch track pants

Added Dec 31, 2010

by urbandon

Sydney, Australia






The final sewing projects for 2010 were this linen shirt and drop-crotch track pants.
The fabric I found at this amazing little shop run by an ex rag-trade woman. It’s only open a couple of days a week and has beautiful, quality fabrics- unlike the chain (mega) stores. There is no phone number, no web address. Prices are very reasonable to say the least. The shop is also in walking distance from home so it pretty much perfect.

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    Jan 12, 2011, 06.39 PMby DamianDenson

    Love the pants! Wish there were more pics of the waist and back. Gonna try to find a pattern today and adapt the waist/crotch/leg as you did…

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    Jan 2, 2011, 08.55 AMby Deborah Zimmerman

    Oh-eee! Urbandon! I love this look. My hubby is an old Brit bloke, and seeing you in this outfit made me want to see him in the same! Very hot!! Reminds me of his old punk days a bit. I’ll be digging out his old Doc Martens for this one. Great look!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 04.07 AMby actusreus

    Nice work! Would be happy to wear myself:-)

    P.S. Would you care to share the location of the shop? Somewhere in Newtown or Enmore, I’m guessing…

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    Jan 2, 2011, 03.53 AMby Ami Taf

    I absolutely adore the look. YOu pulled it off very well. It’s perfect!

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    Jan 1, 2011, 11.45 PMby urbandon

    Thanks everyone.Thank you for the support and comments!

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    Jan 1, 2011, 03.38 PMby Gurtlamorous

    i want those jeans!!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 10.52 PMby kelepso

    Love, love, love those pants. And it’s amazing how you dressed them up with the shirt. Just my style! Great job!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 08.44 PMby jsanga

    nice!! It makes me want to try menswear haha

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    Dec 31, 2010, 07.40 PMby dejanu

    This is a great look. Nice job.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 06.19 PMby Testosterone

    A tailored sleeveless dress shirt in linen, yet it’s SO butch!

    Congratulations on pushing the boundaries with the best possible results.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 05.18 PMby marloncosta

    Cool! This looked is awesome! The pants are very unique and stylish, yet very masculine!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 12.41 PMby analogue

    I’m not usually a fan of track pants or lowered crotches, but this outfit looks great! You did a fantastic job :-)

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    Dec 31, 2010, 11.14 AMby joost52

    I love it man, very inspiring to a newbie like me :) Keep it up!

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    Dec 31, 2010, 10.58 AMby zaarissima

    very stylish!!! I think it is great that many men will present their creations here – please more of it!!! :-)

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    Dec 31, 2010, 08.52 AMby urbandon

    Thanks Ralf, I used the Justknits-Youths & Mens Leisurewear trackpants but I elongated the waist and severely tapered the leg from mid thigh all the way down- kinda like a skinny jean with a saggy crotch.

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    Dec 31, 2010, 07.13 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    i love your outfit and would like to see more detailed pix of your pants. what pattern did you use for this??

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