Posts by Ashleigh
I am happy to say that I have recently  completed my apprenticeship. The last year has basically felt like a trial run leading up to this point, gaining experience and confidence in my work. So I... Read More
Looking at previous blog posts it appears that we have no information on the side seams. This is probably because it is not as photogenic as some of the other processes however it is just as important... Read More
This past Friday at the Merchants Tailors Hall the annual BTBA Summer Ball was held. I have attended two previous Summer Balls, but this one was very important to me as I was receiving my coat making ... Read More
On Thursday I will be displaying my work to qualify for my Savile Row Bespoke diploma; in order to gain my SRB diploma I will have to prove that I can make a jacket from start to finish.Two Savile Row... Read More
The Golden shears for me has been an absolute joy to enter and was totally worth the months of hard work getting it all finished. I was so proud to get through to the final catwalk and was thrilled to... Read More
Keith and Michael went to visit our new workrooms in St George Street this afternoon to see how things were progressing.  We will be moving in over the weekend which is very exciting.  There... Read More
I have been an apprentice for 2 years now and it is time for me to begin to learn how to finish a jacket.  This includes working on the collar and putting in the sleeves.  These two processe... Read More
It’s been 1 ½ years since I started my coat making apprenticeship. Having undergone work experience at the main shop at 32 Old Burlington Street, I had been working with David Walters on ... Read More
I’ve been an apprentice at Anderson & Sheppard for nine months now – though I was doing work experience here while at Newham College as well, in the trimmings department.Before Newham I di... Read More