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
At the haberdashery we chose to ignore the gloom that January brings by creating a fantasy castaway island window, guest edited by photographer Sean Thomas. Complete with palm trees and shells , Sean ... Read More
The thought of pockets might not be the first thing that comes to mind when someone thinks of their suit; however the wide variety of style options and choices can add a new dynamic. From our standard... Read More
We have a greater range of summer cloths this year, with a particular range from Solbiati selected to hang in longer lengths on the rails. The great advantage of this is that customers can drape them ... Read More
In the front of shop at 32 Old Burlington Street today, Front of House Martin Crawford, Cloth Coordinator William Lo and Accounts Clerk Stuart Gymer Read More
When a job comes down to the workroom the first thing we do is look over the ticket. From time to time a customer might request a special detail on their jacket, such as turn back cuffs. Although turn... Read More