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
Last Thursday was the launch party for the I Am London exhibition where myself and 59 other Londoners had our portraits displayed.The event was held at Central Saint Martin's building in Granary ... Read More
I am delighted to say that last month I finished my trouser making apprenticeship at Anderson & Sheppard and I am now a fully qualified trouser maker. Before I started my apprenticeship as a trouser m... Read More
We are delighted to publish Alain Elkann's interview which appeared in his weekly column in La Stampa on Sunday 15th April.Mr Elkann and Mr Barberis Canonico are both friends and supporters of Anderso... Read More
We had a bigger range of seersucker this year, and it's nice to see it being made up into a raspberry-and-cream jacket Read More
I suppose I’ve been interested in working with my hands my whole life. My mother and father pushed us to be creative when we were children. We had a huge table full of coloured paints, threads, ... Read More