POSTS USING TAG 'sewing'

Learning how to sew on a button is one of the first things you’re taught when you join Anderson & Sheppard as an apprentice. I was taught within the first couple of days, but it’s a job I&... Read More
The first thing you need to learn if you’re going to work as a tailor is how to use the thimble. It goes on your middle finger and pushes through the needle that’s being held in your thumb... Read More
I suppose I’ve been interested in working with my hands my whole life. My mother and father pushed us to be creative when we were children. We had a huge table full of coloured paints, threads, ... Read More

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Bright scarves have been popular in the Clifford Street shop, and here an orange scarf brings a touch of hot colour to a herringbone tweed jacket - made by the tailors at Old Burlington Street. Note t... Read More
Last week, Oliver and I visited the Wool BnB in Haggerston to take part in a bespoke tailoring demonstration in honour of Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week. The BnB was amazing; we had half an ... Read More
I have been working at Anderson and Sheppard for 22 years, and Alfie has been here for nearly 2 years. We work in the dispatch department downstairs in the bespoke shop. Our job here is to pack and ar... Read More
I tried a few different technical things with the trousers I made for myself for the MTBA summer party earlier this year.I made them with a single pleat rather than the normal two, and rather than jus... Read More
Mansion House in the City of London is hosting year-long display of the finest examples of wool used in both clothing and interior decoration, with the generous hospitality of Rt Hon The Lord Mayor Da... Read More