POSTS USING TAG 'pressing'

Whilst pressing may not be the most glamourous aspect of tailoring it is a very important step in the production process nonetheless. Pressing gives a chance for quality control; cutters must be looki... Read More
In a previous post I talked about the difference between the dry iron I use for most work and the steam iron outside with the vacuum table. I thought it would be interesting to mention more ways the d... Read More
I usually use the dry iron on my bench for pressing the parts of the jacket I’m working on, but occasionally I will use the vacuum table outside (pictured here).A dry iron, as the name implies, ... Read More
I’ll press a suit when it comes back from having an alteration, or before a client tries it on if it’s been on the rail for a while. You always start with the inside first and then do the ... Read More

OTHER POSTS OF INTEREST
We had a bigger range of seersucker this year, and it's nice to see it being made up into a raspberry-and-cream jacket Read More
Autumn has arrived and while it might still be quite mild out there, it’s definitely time to start thinking about what you might be wearing this Autumn/Winter so you can have it by Christmas.Wit... Read More
The colours and textures of autumn in corduroy, shetland and cashmere, for when its still to warm for a coat but chilly enough for a cosy scarf Read More
Following up on the recent post on a lovat green tweed sports coat, this is a darker version with less of the gun-club check about it. It is also a heavier cloth. Note the out ticket pocket on the rig... Read More
Last week was the Golden Shears competition, which pits apprentices and tailoring students around the country against each other. Apparently there were 80 entries, and I got through to the last 24 tha... Read More