Category Archives: Tailoring

Well, well, I’ve only gone and done it!

Done what? Got a job at a bonafide Savile Row tailoring firm, that’s what! I am now a full time Assistant Cutter, which is brilliant. The OED defines a Cutter as the “person in a tailoring establishment who takes measurements … Continue reading

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A year of becoming a tailor

A year ago I left my sensible full time job to embark on a new venture: training to be a bespoke tailor. Along the way I have enjoyed costume making, embroidery, beading, done work experience at some brilliant places (Savile … Continue reading

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Woooo…2 blogs in 2 days! Here’s my tailoring news since May. First up: Work experience at Anderson and Sheppard. Working on the principle of ‘nothing ventured, nothing gained’ I wrote to a couple of the Savile Row tailoring houses to … Continue reading

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Royal Opera House

Months ago I decided to be a bit cheeky and apply for some work experience at the Royal Opera House. I wasn’t sure what the chances of being allocated a placement were, afterall I’m not studying costume, but I figured … Continue reading

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