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

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The Anderson and Sheppard online shop officially launched on October 8th, and the first orders are packed and ready to be shipped to the far east and west! Read More
As an apprentice under Mr Hitchcock for just under four years I have been fortunate enough to learn the classic cut of an Anderson and Sheppard double breasted jacket. Its an uncompromising garment th... Read More
The Master Tailor Benevolent Association (MTBA)’s annual dinner was a couple of weeks ago. It was the first time I’d ever been – though I’ve gone to the summer party a couple o... 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
It’s been an exciting few weeks, with the Clifford Street shop opening at last. We’ve been pleasantly surprised by how busy the street is and by the reaction to the window displays. When w... Read More