July 23, 2019

Ironing and pressing sound like the same action, but did you know they're completely different techniques? Maybe you didn't know or didn't care, but let's talk about the differences and how you can benefit from this TIL (that stands for "today I learned"). 

The dif...

April 2, 2019

What's new at the University of Sewing? All kinds of things! We have lots of fun classes scheduled and would love for you to join us. 

Button up Shirt 
Instructor Alice Lorenzen

Tuesday evenings 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
April  9th and 16th
or 
Wednesday evenings 5:30-7:30...

February 5, 2019

In recent years there has been debate over a certain political figure’s tie length. Today let’s discuss what’s appropriate for the length of a tie, in an effort to provide guidelines to those who have been grappling with this burning question. 

According to one source,...

October 19, 2018

 Did you know that The Tailored Fit stocks TONS of amazing fabrics? We carry everything from designer lines like Tula Pink, and Rifle Paper Company, to cotton batiks, to double faced wool, to silks and linens, and everything in between!

 Not only can you shop our fabric...

September 29, 2018

 Have you ever been sewing along, vision in mind, and become occupied with thoughts of "where is that thread/ribbon/trim I've been saving?" We have! And that's why we carry all of those notions at The Tailored Fit. 

We're easy to find--just up the hill from Upland...

July 3, 2018

f you’re thinking about having a custom dress or suit (or other garment) made, you’ll want to consider what type of fabric will work best to keep you cool. The Tailored Fit can help you choose which option will work by factoring in a fabric’s moisture-wicking ability,...

May 10, 2018

Have you ever experienced the luxury of having a suit custom made? Made to measure suits are the ultimate in treating oneself. Off the rack suits have their place, certainly. But a made to measure suit checks all the boxes of fit, style, and panache. 

The Tail...

May 7, 2018

Jeans:  we all want 'em, we all need 'em, but when it comes to finding the perfect pair, they can be frustratingly elusive.  If you're like most people, at some point in time you've searched high and low for a pair of flattering, stylish denim jeans. You may have tried...

April 13, 2018

When you buy a suit off the rack instead of having it made to measure, chances are very great it will need alterations to fit you correctly. So, how can you tell if your suit needs alterations when you buy it, and what to check fitwise when you're buying to avoid the m...

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