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Classic Mens Tailoring Techniques??? Help ;-)

jmks | Posted in General Discussion on

I am looking to learn about classic mens tailoring techniques, preferably italian, but I’m open to anything. I have been looking for some visuals of classically tailored suits from the 50s-Present, and I’m not having any luck. I’m on a bit of a time crunch, so going to the library/bookstore is out for me right now. If anyone can offer direction or advice that would be great. Thank you!


  1. woodruff | | #1

    Here's a page on the Italian
    Here's a page on the Italian shoulder:


    Here's a bit on measuring properly and completely:


    Here are some excellent illustrations of tailoring techniques:


    and some more in Portuguese, but the photos are clear:


    And here is a good source of classic tailoring supplies:


    Finally, here are a bunch of youtube videos dealing with the subject:


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