POSTS USING TAG 'paper patterns'

Once the customer has been measured and a pattern created, that pattern is laid out on the cloth in order to cut out – strike – the various parts of it. In fact, we have usually laid out t... Read More
I wrote recently about taking on my first customer at Anderson & Sheppard and creating his pattern. The first fitting with him – the next stage in the bespoke process – took place a couple... Read More
When we have finished using a customer’s paper pattern it is put under Mr Hitchcock’s board. There are two shelves there: one for patterns waiting to be cut and one for ones that have been... Read More
Myself and Finnan started learning to cut coats properly just before Christmas. Mr Hitchcock began by showing us the basics and a few weeks later we’re beginning to get the hang of aspects of it... Read More

OTHER POSTS OF INTEREST
Cashmere double-breasted overcoat with turn-back cuffs and flapped, patch pockets. Note the pick stitching around the edge of the coat's lapels Read More
At the beginning of this year I decided I would enter The Golden Shears. As I am in the last year of my apprenticeship, it felt like a natural progression and the perfect time to take on the challenge... 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
Inside our cutting room today is Managing Director Colin Heywood, Head Coat Cutter Danny Hall, Head Trouser Cutter John Malone, Coat Cutter Leslie Haynes, Trouser Cutter Oliver Spencer, Coat Cutter Ol... Read More
This is an unusual double-breasted jacket in a shetland tweed. It is a medium blue with a dark blue windowpane check. Nice to show the pattern matching across the ticket and hip pockets Read More