POSTS USING TAG 'basting'

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
When a coat comes down to me to put together, ready for a forward fitting, I need to baste the cloth, canvas and other parts together as well as sew other seams permanently. On the front section of a ... Read More

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Inside our cutting room today is Managing Director Colin Heywood, Head Coat Cutter Danny Hall, Head Trouser Cutter John Malone, Coat Cutter Leslie Haynes, Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer, Coat Cutter Ol... 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
I took part in The English Gentleman, the show at Spencer House in January that featured works by 19 Savile Row tailors including Anderson & Sheppard. I was a model in the dining room, wearing black t... Read More
As crocus and daffodils begin to appear and the days last longer, it’s a sure sign that the harsh winter is fading and spring is just around the corner. It’s time for some colour and our S... Read More
We would like to wish bespoke embroidery company Hawthorne & Heaney a happy five year anniversary. To celebrate we sat down with founder Claire Barrett to talk about the origins of the company and som... Read More