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The Art of Tailoring – Full Article

The Art of Tailoring – Full Article

When we think about art, it’s safe to say that the first ideas that generally spring to mind are oil paintings, watercolours, sketches and sculptures. What is perhaps less likely to enter our mind is the thought of tailoring as a form of art. Yet as long ago as 1890, trainee tailors were being urged – in a lecture delivered by a master tailor to the Students of the ‘Tailor and Cutter’ School of Art and Cutting Academy, Drury Lane, London – to consider the subject of ‘Art in Relation to Tailoring’.