Consider it flac. You could turn this into a legit business venture, but only if you appropriately compensate yourself for your time and effort. I honestly wouldn't hesitate to consider $60-$70 a shirt myself, especially since I'd be able to brag that it's hand made and that I know the guy who made it.
If you ever want to give denim another shot, let me know. I'd love a jacket. Dala says she could never have too many shoes. I say I could never have too many jackets.