Posts by Jennie
Artist:Artisan, the collaborative exhibition between Savile Row apprentices and Central Saint Martins Fashion MA Graduates took place on Tuesday evening at the Maison Mai Non Fashion gallery in Soho.T... Read More
We had the opportunity to visit the Soho Revue Gallery in Greek Street where “Artists: Artisans”, the collaborative exhibition between Savile Row apprentices and recent fashion graduates f... Read More
Fashion gallery Maison Mais Non will be hosting a collaborative exhibition: “Artist:Artisan”, between a selection of Savile Row Houses, and recent graduates of the Masters Fashion pro... Read More
The Anderson and Sheppard workroom at Foubert's Place has been around for about 8 years. I have been there for just over 4 years, first as an apprentice coat maker and now as a self-employed coat make... Read More
Liberty and I were featured in the latest issue of Lula magazine, for a piece focusing on the new generation of Savile Row bespoke suit-makers. They asked us all sorts of questions, and we were includ... Read More
One of the delights of working in a busy workroom such as the Anderson and Sheppard Academy here on Fouberts Place is that as we are training we get the opportunity to see and work on a wide variety o... Read More
At this time of year we start to see a real shift with what is being ordered or coming back to us after a fitting. It might be the middle of summer but we are often working on garments that will be wo... Read More
Two years ago I sat in the audience at the Merchant Tailor’s Hall watching Sunna compete in the Golden Shears 2011 competition. Having been inspired by what she had achieved, in early 2012 I dec... Read More
After over a year of preparation and many hours of work, the day had arrived. I went to the Merchant Tailor’s Hall early to soak up the atmosphere – trying to ease some of my butterflies. ... Read More
We often have a collection of spare collars here in the workshop. They tend to be the result of a customer changing his mind on something, for example wanting an extension collar on a tweed jacket bec... Read More
The collar stand that a particular customer has varies with the length of his neck. It can range from an inch to an inch and a half, depending on what best suits his proportions.You would think that r... Read More
I put together the chest of my second coat today. The first one was a few weeks ago – the people here chop and change the jobs they do day-to-day, no one just does one task, so I’ve been w... Read More
I’ve gradually been mastering the sewing on of a collar, ready for a fitting, over the past few weeks. Overall, the making of a fitting (such as the basting shown above) had improved to the stag... Read More
I started at Anderson & Sheppard as an apprentice coatmaker over in Foubert Place a few months ago. I had been studying at London College of Fashion: I was at the end of the first of my two years on t... Read More