POSTS USING TAG 'golden shears'
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
On a new pair of trousers I made recently – to wear at the Golden Shears – I introduced a little design element I saw on a pair of customer’s trousers. It’s an extended crossov... Read More
We all made garments for the Golden Shears last month – in order to go along and support Sunna – with Finnan and myself finishing off our first Anderson & Sheppard suits. I had started cut... Read More
Last week I talked about the inspiration for my entry in this year’s Golden Shears competition: a three-piece outfit comprising pink moleskin breeches, burgundy woollen waistcoat and grey herrin... Read More
As I wrote in last week's post, I entered the Golden Shears competition this year and had been working on my entry for the past few months. Here are a few details on what inspired me.I decided to make... Read More
Last week was the Golden Shears competition, which pits apprentices and tailoring students around the country against each other. Apparently there were 80 entries, and I got through to the last 24 tha... Read More