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
When customers know what they want in a style, they will sometimes order many of the same model in different colours, to give themselves the greatest range of options.That was the case with the custom... Read More
Obviously a lot of James Dean’s style was very casual compared to what we represent at Anderson & Sheppard. But there are some great pictures of him in more formal wear as well.I read that the W... Read More
An alternative summer jacket this, in wool and mohair rather than the more usual linen or cotton. A nice light fawn, with two buttons and an unlined back, ready for a first fitting Read More
I am happy to say that I have recently  completed my apprenticeship. The last year has basically felt like a trial run leading up to this point, gaining experience and confidence in my work. So I... Read More
There's a great shape to the lapels on this green-velvet smoking jacket, and it's a nice excuse to highlight the work on the frogging too, on both the fronts and cuffs Read More