Paul’s Green Tweed Jacket

Paul’s Green Tweed Jacket

Paul’s Green Tweed Jacket Paul chose a classic green tweed bespoke jacket with a burgundy, mustard and bottle green windowpane. At 14oz this cloth is not too heavy and in my opinion, can be worn for three out of four seasons. If you are looking for something similar, it can be found in the Porter and Harding Glenroyal bunch. The dark brown leather buttons finished the jacket.... Read more...
Phil’s Tweed Blazer

Phil’s Tweed Blazer

Phil ordered a tweed blazer to be made from the Holland and Sherry tweed bunch in a classic brown tone. It has the most beautiful colours; ranging from burnt orange to yellow and teal flecks scattered through it. Read more...
Martin’s Grey Business Suit

Martin’s Grey Business Suit

Martin’s Grey Business Suit is the second suit I have made with 2 pairs of trousers for him. I blogged about the first, a blue suit with red paisley lining here. Read more...
Martin’s Blue Business Suit

Martin’s Blue Business Suit

Martin’s blue business suit was the first of two suits he ordered from me, each with 2 pairs of trousers. He told me that he struggles to buy suits that fit him properly off the peg. Read more...
Graham’s Doublet and Shirt

Graham’s Doublet and Shirt

Graham’s doublet and shirt came about as he is a folk singer and needed an outfit that reflected his music. I used Hunt and Winterbotham moleskin for the capped sleeve doublet and a wool/cotton mix from Acorn Fabrics for the shirt. Read more...
Steve’s Puppy Tooth 3-piece Suit

Steve’s Puppy Tooth 3-piece Suit

Steve ordered a puppy tooth 3-piece suit with a bright toucan printed lining for his daughters wedding. The lining also featured on the back of the waistcoat.  Want more? Read more...
Jeremy’s Charcoal Pinstripe Suit

Jeremy’s Charcoal Pinstripe Suit

Jeremy needed a 2 piece bespoke suit to wear to his family wedding. We chose a charcoal grey herringbone with a faint pinstripe for his 2-button jacket. His trousers have a single pleat and slanted pockets. Read more...
Making a Waistcoat from a Jacket

Making a Waistcoat from a Jacket

Nick approached me with an unusual request to make a waistcoat from a jacket. He had found a jacket he loved in a store but couldn’t get a waistcoat to match. Read more...
Paul’s Waistcoat from a Tablecloth

Paul’s Waistcoat from a Tablecloth

I met Paul at Reading Business Club. He is a wine merchant and one day, out of the blue, came up to me and enquired “I have a tablecloth I bought in France, could you make it into a waistcoat?” My answer was simply, “Sure, I don’t see why not.” And that was that. Read more...
David’s Bespoke Blue Blazer

David’s Bespoke Blue Blazer

David’s bespoke blue blazer is made from Harrisons of Edinburgh worsted Flannel. It is lined in the most enticing blue and green shot lining and finished with gold buttons. Read more...
David’s Bespoke Trousers with Hidden Adjusters

David’s Bespoke Trousers with Hidden Adjusters

David ordered a pair of bespoke trousers with hidden adjusters in the waistband. The cloth is J&J Minnis from the Blenheim 2 bunch. Read more...
Brian and Kirsty’s Wedding Photos

Brian and Kirsty’s Wedding Photos

You may remember the I original post I did  about Brian’s wedding suit. It really was such a pleasure to to make for Brian and I am honoured that my tailoring contributed to part of Kirsty and Brian’s wedding day. To receive the lovely thank you card from them with a glowing testimonial absolutely made my day:  Thank you so much.... Read more...