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As mentioned by Matthew, our trimmer Michael has been away so the task of trimming over the past month therefore fell to us. When I was first welcomed to Anderson & Sheppard; jacket trimming was somet... Read More
Over the past few weeks our trimmer, Michael Bison had been away due to a minor accident playing football.  While he was gone we had a lot of work on our hands; however this experience has given ... Read More
Once the cloth for a suit is cut, the various trimmings need to be added to it before it can all be sent to the appropriate tailor.There are three different parts to the structure of the chest: linen ... Read More
I have worked at Anderson & Sheppard for the past ten months. I started working in the last week of September 2016. This coincidentally was the same week I should have returned to University.Before I ... Read More
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
Last Friday I attended the first ever wool conference held at Dumfries House in Scotland. The event was organised by Campaign for Wool and it gathered the key members of the wool industry encompassing... Read More
Textile agent Gareth Crowe popped into the bespoke shop to show us some new cloth and have a quick chat with us. How would you describe your job role?I am a UK textile agent, my role is to represent L... Read More
As the Trimmer at Anderson & Sheppard, I take great pride in preparing the trimmings,  including canvas, melton, linings and buttons.I receive the cloth, that has expertly cut by one of our Cutte... 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
Once the customer has been measured and a pattern created, that pattern is laid out on the cloth in order to cut out – strike – the various parts of it. In fact, we have usually laid out t... Read More
 I got my shears in August last year, one year after I joined. I was involved with an exhibition we had at the Victoria & Albert Museum and it seemed as good a time as any. Anderson & Sheppard no... Read More