POSTS USING TAG 'how I got here'

I’ve been at Anderson & Sheppard about two months now. I joined from Newham College – I was in the same class as Finnan but the classes were staggered slightly and I ended up starting abou... Read More
When myself and my twin brother were growing up, he always knew what he wanted to do. He knew he’d leave school at 16, go and do an apprenticeship in engineering and get into industry that way. ... 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

OTHER POSTS OF INTEREST
The past couple of weeks I’ve been striking out for the first time – marking the patterns onto the cloth, with chalk – under the supervision of Mr Hitchcock. I’ve been practisi... Read More
I am an apprentice coat maker at Anderson & Sheppard.  I have grown up around tailoring; my granddad has been a tailor for most of his life so I have always had the opportunity to see what it inv... Read More
It’s been all hands on deck since we returned from the autumn USA trip. It was a really successful two weeks; the first two days we were in San Francisco, then Chicago for the second part of tha... Read More
Here at Anderson & Sheppard as our customers will know, we have a wide variety of cloth choices from the various merchants in the trade. Our house cloths however are woven exclusively for us in mills ... Read More
Last week I helped Leon pack up for Anderson & Sheppard’s bi-annual trip to the US. Mr Hitchcock and Colin go twice a year: in the Spring to New York, Boston and Washington DC, and in the Autumn... Read More