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Posted 29 June 2010 - 07:35 PM

John King Wilson's book The Art of Cutting and Fitting published by The Tailor & Cutter, 1950, is something of a classic.

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I thought I would gather the relevant chapters on trouser cutting (and to a lesser degree, waistcoat cutting) in this thread.

II. So You Want to Become a Cutter?

http://www.cutterand...?showtopic=1349

III. Measuring - Have You Got it Taped?

http://www.cutterand...?showtopic=1350

VI. Let's Look at Some Legs

http://www.cutterand...p?showtopic=375

VIII. Cut and Come Again

http://www.cutterand...?showtopic=1353

X. Golden Tips

http://www.cutterand...?showtopic=1354

XI. Suiting Strange Customers

http://www.cutterand...?showtopic=1347

For those interested in seeing the other chapters related to coat cutting see this thread.
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911): "Tradition ist die Weitergabe des Feuers und nicht die Anbetung der Asche."

"Tradition is about passing on the flame, and not the worshipping of ashes"




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