POSTS USING TAG 'buttonhole'

A single-breasted khaki cotton jacket, three button. The work around the front edge and buttonholes is particularly nice, hence the close-ups. You can see the chalk marks where they have been marked o... Read More

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Vicuna cloth has been very popular recently, mostly for overcoats. There seems to be a desire to use the best cloth possible, and vicuna is certainly the most luxurious. It has a beautiful feel to it,... Read More
Belts have been a part of men’s clothing since the Bronze age. From supporting a weapon in the first World War to merely supporting your trousers at the waist, they are one of only a few accesso... Read More
There's a great shape to the lapels on this green-velvet smoking jacket, and it's a nice excuse to highlight the work on the frogging too, on both the fronts and cuffs 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 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