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John Resident Designed Patterns for Oscar Winners

ST. JOHN Former St. John resident Gennaro Macrini, as a consultant for Williamson Dickie Manufacturing Company (commonly known as Dickies) in Fort Worth, Texas, designed the tuxedos worn mlb jersey by Brandon Oldenburg and William Joyce, when they accepted the Oscar for “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.”

Oldenburg and Joyce were co animators for the 15 minute film which draws from Hurricane Katrina,deron williams jersey 041, “Wizard of Oz,nba all star jerseys 208,” Buster Keaton and a love mlb jerseys of books. The story begins in New Orleans with a Keaton like character writing a book on his balcony. A menacing storm swirls into town, blowing away houses, street signs and the character and his books. The film was produced by Moonbot Studios and won nfl jerseys wholesale the Oscar for best short animated film.

“It is hard to describe my reaction to the award announcement (on Oscar night),” Macrini said. “My wife said I jumped up and had my face partially against the screen. Lee. He has also designed college and university band uniforms. Macrini holds a patent for his apparel gerald green jersey sizing calculator a calculating/device for determining the apparel authentic nfl jerseys size of an adult male based on a given height and weight. Since retiring, Macrini is a consultant with several clothing companies including Dickies.

Macrini’s design for Oldenburg and Joyce’s tuxedos included a single breasted lapel of black satin; upper breast pocket and two lower besson pockets; cuff sleeve opening simulating a 1922 work jacket with Dickies metal buttons and curved two needle accent stitch; and orange inside cuff and nhl jerseys orange front inside lining. Macrini is looking forward to attending a parade in Hurst, Texas in Oldenburg’s honor.

Macrini’s friend Hood personally felt the excitement and anticipation of two Oscar nominees hoping their names would be announced as winners,mlb jerseys cheap.

Hood, authentic mlb jerseys the in house tailor for recently opened Ginger’s Spyceware Sewing Center in Crown Point and owner of Maurice Hood’s Super Fine Tailors in Chicago,mlb jerseys cheap, tailored the tuxedos.

No stranger to the Academy Awards, Hood previously tailored the four ply purple silk tuxedo worn by Prince as a presenter in 2005.

“I watched Prince but he was on stage as a presenter and that was exciting, very exciting but this had a different twist because now you are hoping they win so they will be on stage,” Hood said. “In this case I have to feel like one of the people who are actually up for an Oscar. My kids are here and I want them to see it. The suits you saw your father working on just last week are now in front of millions of people. You nfl jersey saw them before any of these people saw them. That is something you might want to relish.”

Hood watched as Oldenburg and Joyce accepted their Oscars wearing their matching tuxedos. From Texas, Oldenburg decided the tuxedos should be designed by Dickies, which makes work related clothing and accessories. Macrini brought the patterns to Hood to assemble and sew,mlb jerseys cheap, kyrie irving jersey overseeing the entire process. Hood said there were 465 steps involved in the tailoring process. Upon completion the tuxedos were shipped to Los Angeles.

Hood’s handiwork was also featured at the NBA All Star Game as he tailors Benny the Bulls red fur jerseys, costumes and props. Last St Patrick’s Day, Hood anthony davis jersey said, he made a green fur costume for the Chicago Bulls mascot. Hood said he has tailor made clothing for musician Wynton Marsalis and many NBA, NFL and baseball players including Tim Hardaway and Scottie Pippen.

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