Tailoring Q&A

September 15, 2009 1 Comment

Let’s start this tailoring Q&A! Gail asked: What is the tape used around the outer edge o I got some reader questions about my tailoring workshop experience that I’ll try to answer.f the jacket? That’s white cotton tape that is…

The tailor’s apprentice

September 13, 2009 7 Comments

Basting hair canvas to a suit collar. How I became an Apprentice to a Tailor The only hand sewing you’ll normally find me doing is attaching buttons, and even that is something I sometimes do on the machine. But today…