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Careers Bespoke Tailoring Courses

Bespoke Tailoring Courses

A bespoke tailoring course for students aimed at learning the art, craft, heritage and history of traditional bespoke tailoring.

If you are considering a career as a tailor, my bespoke tailoring course is the best place to start. Studying full-time in my workroom, you will gain an invaluable insight into this profession, and learn a wide variety of traditional bespoke tailoring techniques. Previous course attendees have gained employment in several Savile Row tailoring houses, others have gone on to establish their own bespoke tailoring businesses throughout the world.


The following essential key elements crucial to successful bespoke tailoring will be covered:

  • Sewing Machine Operation
  • Marking In-Cutting Out
  • Under Pressing
  • Waistcoat Making
  • Out Pressing
  • Canvas Construction
  • Hand stitching
  • Coat Making
  • Pocket Making
  • Garment Basting
  • Block Patterns
  • Hand Button Holes
  • Trouser Making


This is a full-time course over 36 weeks per year Monday to Thursday 9am-3pm. Friday 9am-1pm.

Students will also be allowed to use the workroom unsupervised until 6pm on evenings and Saturdays 10am-1pm.


  • UK & EC Residents £10,000 per full year
  • Non-UK/EC Residents £12,000 per full year

A maximum of three students per year will only be admitted.

Students are required to pay the entire course fee in full within one month of acceptance. In exceptional circumstances three instalments may be considered.

Students who voluntarily withdraw from the course after fees are paid are not entitled to a refund.


These will be provided to all students.

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