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#98368 - 03/13/03 04:10 AM Re: Oxford shirt  
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Is this oxford cloth the same as what I know as cheesecloth? Where are you of troy?

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#98369 - 03/13/03 10:51 AM Re: Oxford shirt  
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what I know as cheesecloth

Dunno what you know as cheesecloth. What USns call cheesecloth wouldn't work for this kind of shirt. Would you wear a shirt made of it? And go to work in that shirt? It's a little more casual than your standard dress shirt but not so much to stop you from going to work.


#98370 - 03/13/03 02:20 PM Re: Oxford shirt  
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Helen's already been here on that one, Bingley. In response to Jo asking about what she knows as cheesecloth blouses, of troy said: the blouses Jo defined--(circa 1960) sheer to almost sheer-- in this country that fabric would be voile, or lawn..
http://wordsmith.org/board/showflat.pl?Cat=&Board=miscellany&Number=55220

Here's a site where you can view cheesecloth weaves:
http://www.alphasourceintl.com/cheese/cheesecloth2.htm

Finally found a good close-up of oxford cloth (scroll down):
http://store.yahoo.com/phoenixtextiles/l-117.html


#98371 - 03/14/03 02:33 PM Re: Oxford shirt  
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Thanks Jackie - looks rather like our work uniform shirts. These are referred to as chambre - 100% cotton but. Are we talking chambre ~/= oxford??

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#98372 - 03/14/03 08:14 PM Re: Oxford shirt  
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Ted, I keep getting a note that the link doesn't work. Is there something special I should be doing?


#98373 - 03/14/03 08:17 PM Re: TEd's link  
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It must be down for the moment, bel! Maybe they're adding new pictures. But be patient; it's worth it


#98374 - 03/15/03 03:34 PM Re: TEd's link  
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Ha, welcome to buffalo lodge TEd. C'est cute.

I had to double-check your post though since I just looked at third picture and thought, hmmmm, doesn't look like that would be him. Looks kinda like Jimmy Durante. Then I went back and saw you said third picture down.

How neat, now I'll recognise you in Ireland. Are ya bringing the hat? I know how you guys do love your tatty accessories.


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