POSTS USING TAG 'chest'

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
Over the past few weeks I’ve been learning aspects of how to make a coat. As a cutter, that’s not what I will do day to day once I’ve finished my apprenticeship, but it’s a use... 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
When I get a suit down to put together, one of the first things I have to do is assemble the various parts of the canvas. The canvas that we put in our coats is made up of three different parts: hairc... Read More

OTHER POSTS OF INTEREST
Although it is now relatively late in the season, we are still getting quite a few customers asking for winter overcoats, or sometimes topcoats for the Spring. Here we have a few suggestions for cloth... Read More
I’ve always liked The Sartorialist’s street shots – they manage to look natural despite being posed. And the style points he picks up on are very good.This picture, which I believe i... Read More
The term espadrille is French and comes from the word in the Occitan language, which originates from “espardenya” in Catalan.  In Catalan is meant a type of shoes made with “esp... Read More
Inside Our Cutting Room Today.Coat Cutter Leslie Haynes, Coat Cutter Ollie Trenchard, Front of House William Lo, Head Trouser Cutter John Malone and Head Coat Cutter Danny Hall Read More
Before a customer comes in to order a suit for the first time, it is worth thinking through the basics: Do I want a single or a double breasted? Would I prefer two buttons or three on a single breaste... Read More