POSTS USING TAG 'lays'

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
This past month I’ve been learning a lot about the different lays for different types of suit. A lay is the way the sections of a suit are arranged on the cloth, and there are lots of permutatio... Read More
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 just joined Anderson & Sheppard four weeks ago. I’m training as a coat cutter under Mr Hitchcock. I started with some single-breasted waistcoat patterns, which are probably the easiest thing t... Read More

OTHER POSTS OF INTEREST
With summer wardrobes we always talk about the linen suits, the cotton trousers, or the cool wools. But when it’s time for a holiday, it’s all about the swimming trunks. With sizes from Sm... Read More
Work has begun on 17 Clifford St. It is very exciting to see the army of hard-hatted builders in their high-viz jackets streaming in and out.It always amazes me how fast walls can be knocked down and ... Read More
The Sheep on the Row event marked the start of Wool Week which is taking place between the 5-11 of October. The Campaign for Wool's aim is to promote and celebrate the natural, renewable and biodegrad... Read More
Since August of  2016 I have been training as a Coat Cutting Apprentice under Leslie Haynes. I moved over from the trouser department where I had spent the past two and half years working as a tr... 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