POSTS USING TAG 'moleskin'

Moleskin is rather unusual in a jacket, being more often used for trousers. But it works very well here, going particularly well with the brown horn buttons Read More
Last week I talked about the inspiration for my entry in this year’s Golden Shears competition: a three-piece outfit comprising pink moleskin breeches, burgundy woollen waistcoat and grey herrin... Read More
We’ve had quite a few requests for overcoats over the last few months. Often men leave it a little too late though – they don’t ask for the overcoat until they’re too cold not ... Read More

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This is a nice jacket in a blue-black cloth taken from the Porter & Harding Thornproof range. This lightweight alternative to tweed has been very popular this Autumn/Winter, as it has the texture of a... Read More
When the jackets come back from the fitting, it is our job as the coat makers to give shape to the fronts.The tools used for this job and in general on any stage of the making process should be chosen... Read More
Once the cloth for a suit is cut, the various trimmings need to be added to it before it can all be sent to the appropriate tailor.There are three different parts to the structure of the chest: linen ... Read More
In the year since I last contributed to The Notebook, I’ve gradually developed my tailoring skills to improve both accuracy and speed.I work under Paolo Nicodemi, and he’s been very good a... Read More
Inside the cutting room today is Head Coat Cutter Danny Hall, Head Trouser Cutter John Malone, Coat Cutter Leon Powell, Coat Cutter Ollie Trenchard, Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer, Trimmer Michael Biso... Read More