POSTS USING TAG 'tools'

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
When a job comes down to the workroom wrapped in a bundle, there is a small amount of cloth left inside. This spare piece of cloth is what we use to cut the 'fit ups'. These are all the components nee... Read More

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Of the two standard lengths of britches, plus-fours are more traditional than plus-twos (the number indicating how many inches below the knee they fall). Four inches gives you more room to move; it is... Read More
The London Collections: Men presentation at The Cabinet War Rooms was inspired by the Jonathan Cape book Cecil Beaton Theatre Of War.  The book’s editor Mark Holborn is an Anderson & Sheppa... Read More
With the British summer coming to a close, we here at Anderson & Sheppard are looking forward to the onset of autumn. With the bright coloured linens and cottons that we have seen go through the makin... 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 just joined Anderson & Sheppard four weeks ago. I’m training as a coat cutter under Mr Hitchcock. I started with some single-breasted waistcoat patterns, which are probably the easiest thing t... Read More