Our Production Units
Our Master Craftsman That Work Within Them.
"How Do You Take A Single Thread Of Cloth & Turn It Into A Unique Masterpiece?”
Lets Find Out...
Step 1). First You Have To Have The Finest Raw Materials To Hand...
- We predominately source our cloth from European mills with English & Italian wool being favored by our clients.
- The woolen fleece is sheared from the sheep in the spring typically once a year before ewes give birth, it’s a known fact that the mother will more likely stay out of the wind and bad weather and protect her new-born lamb if she does not have a thick wool coat on her.
- The Woolen fleece under goes a labours transformation as it’s turned into yarn ahead of being dyed.
- Would you believe it’s possible to spin up to 9000+ yards of yarn from a single fleece or 5 miles depending which metric you use.
- Our Cotton well that’s simply either Swiss, Egyptian or West Indian.
- A man's dress shirt will require around 10 ounces of cotton.
- Did you know cotton can hold up to x 27 times it’s own weight in water.
- Cotton is also still picked by hand in Egypt, Africa & India they find it creates less impurities.
- Our cotton is sourced from plantation & shipped to refinement to be created into cotton yarn, which in turn is woven into our amazing custom shirts by our master tailors.
Step 2). You Have To Have Traveled To The Furthest Points Of The World To Find The Best Master Craftsman...
- We cut our cloth in 3 different countries, our main production facility is in Nepal at the base of the Himalayan Mountains & our Indian unit is situated in the epicentre of one of India’s fastest growing Cities.
- We are also known to cut our cloth in the North of England Huddersfield in fact.
- ‘It’s a well known fact in the industry the best Master cutters & stitchers are situated between the Tibetan Plateau & the Bay of Bengal.
Step 3). You Need The Best Measures & Fitters In The Business...
- If you are ever in doubt how well fitting your finished garment will be, consider how many measurements are taken during your fitting, we are always amazed when we here the lower numbers. We take in excess of 30 + precise measurements more for our lady compatriots.
Step 4). Time .... How Long Does It Take To Cut & Make A Suit?
- Well with a little tech added to speed things up, 11 people will work on each individual Suit, through... pattern making, stitching, hand work, hand finishing, pressing & QC checking. Around 40 hours dependent on how adventures you have been with your design.
- A head tailor will oversee each garment from start to finish as it works it’s way through out the team.
- Just doing the hand button holes takes nearly an hour per button hole!
- its not uncommon for our cutting table to be fully booked for 4-5 weeks ahead, we allocate and pre book our cutting slots for each clients orders.
Step 5). Meet The Production Team...
x 1 Production Head Technician
x 3 Master Pattern Cutters
x 5 Head Tailors
x 12 Stitchers
x 4 Cloth Cutters
x 3 Finishers
- Each Canvas is individually cut per customer and hand stitched together, it takes around 2 hours per canvas.
- A canvas is made from 5 different layers of wool felt, cotton canvas & horsehair.
- The sleeve heads of our jackets have another 6 layers to give a refined but modern shape.
- We even have an expert sleeve inserter.
- A specialist pocket maker.
- Over 1000 hand stitches of a fraction of an inch per Lapel are inserted, taking more than 4 hours.
- The pressing of our garments follow 300 year traditional methods using bucks, clappers & hams, around 2 & half hours are spent on pressing a jacket to give the necessary shape.
- Shaping hand basting & Fitting the wool felt collar takes half a day.
- ‘We add an extra 2-3 inches to every measurement so your suit can shrink and grow with your waistline.
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