SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fashion Fabrics Club
Fashion Fabrics Club

Forum > Fabrics and more... > Looking for mens surf shirt? Material ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Looking for mens surf shirt? Material
Mikgirl
star
Mikgirl
Member since 2/24/10
Posts: 306
Send Message

      



Date: 4/20/13 6:07 PM

My husband likes those buttoned down shirts from surf shops, but they are pretty expensive, like $50/shirt.
I can make him one but really don't know how to look for the material.
It's not the crispy cotton. It feels like knit but it's woven.
It's buttoned down but looks casual (not officy) because of the material.
I think it has some poly in it.
Some of them are solid color but has the texture to it...
but how do I search it?
I get my fabric from www.fabric.com.

The example of a shirt is
Quicksilver shirt
Thank you!

diane s
star
diane s  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Oregon USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 4765
Send Message

      



Date: 4/20/13 7:13 PM

The info on the shirts says:
yarn dyed 60% cotton, 40% polyester blend.
so start with searching yard dyed shirting.....basically that means the design is woven in vs being printed

------
My grandmother taught me to sew when I was 10, and I've been sewing ever since.

Kathi R
star
Kathi R  Friend of PR
Intermediate
California USA
Member since 2/28/05
Posts: 2098
PR Weekend Volunteer
Send Message

      



Date: 4/20/13 7:42 PM

Islands Fabric on line has poly cotton in a 65/35 blend. I haven't bought from the website but I visit their store in downtown LA regularly. The provide good value for price.

Islands Fabric

------
2012 : starting stash 386, net additions 206, used 164, ending stash 428...I'm never going to get in front of this pile of fabric!

Miss Fairchild
starstarstarstar
Miss Fairchild
Advanced
USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 7936
Send Message

      



In reply to Kathi R <<


Date: 4/20/13 10:41 PM

Whoa! What great prices! And I especially like the Chula Hula...

------
"Play the cards you are dealt, but choose who is sitting at the table"..AARP magazine

SEE MY ETSY SHOP HERE: http://www.etsy.com/shop/AuntMaymesAttic
My blog: http://auntmaymesattic.wordpress.com/

landstromd
landstromd  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Illinois USA
Member since 2/18/12
Posts: 83
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 4/29/13 1:25 PM

My husband's shirts seem to be rayon challis.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fabrics and more... >> Looking for mens surf shirt? Material

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Break your Serger Out of the Box
Break your Serger Out of the Box

Register

Create a Jacket Muslin
Create a Jacket Muslin

Register

New Look 6097

photo
by: redsilvia

Review
SewBaby Poncho Pizazz Pattern

SewBaby  Poncho Pizazz Pattern

Buy Now
Christine Jonson BaseWear One - Leggings, Top and Yoga Bodysuit

Christine Jonson BaseWear One - Leggings, Top and Yoga Bodysuit

Buy Now

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.