Tag Archives: Tailoring

Prom Season is Open in Reading!

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It’s PROM season at La Sartoria ! Almost done, It’s quite a lot of fabric. Prom dress alterations are keeping me busy!   xxlasartoria

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The Royal Windsor Horse Show

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LA SARTORIA was the tailor of choice for the participants of the Royal Windsor Horse Show that takes place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle. We got our clients trousers tailored, slimmed slightly from the thigh to the knee, then more dramatically from the knee to the ankle and we love the new look […]

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Best dressed for Royal Ascot!

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Looking for occasion wear that will meet the approval of the track ‘fashion police’? We head to the races The official Ascot Style Guide means business: midriffs, shoulders and mini hemlines are banned in the Royal Enclosure with knee length dresses, modest necklines and of course a hat, all mandatory. For Grandstand ticket holders the rules […]

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Cutting the Pattern

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Finishing up my pattern… One fitting and ready to cut in real fabric ! 😀 Pattern making is an art. It is the art of manipulating and shaping a flat piece of fabric to conform to the curves of the human figure. Pattern making is a bridge function between design and production. A sketch can […]

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Refreshing a Leather Jacket

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This is certainly a common wear problem on dark leather jackets and bags. It usually occurs on the edges of seams, pockets, sleeves and shoulders. The wear of the color coat reveals the off-white or grey color under the black. If you get to the wear when it is minimal, it can usually be reversed […]

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Reinventing your Wardrobe

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One of the saddest things that can happen in our wardrobe is when our absolute favorite item of clothing loses its pizzaz and needs to meet its end at the bottom of the garbage can or be used to mop the floor. We tend to either throw out that beloved item and go shopping hoping to […]

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The groom’s mother dress

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It’s all about details !

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Jeans Repair

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We will repair your favorite denim like new!

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What we do…

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La Sartoria provides you with the expertise, quality, reliability and service you deserve at a reasonable price. Our services include: Custom Tailoring & Alterations for men and women Shorten sleeves for dress shirts. Replacement of buttons and snaps. Reduce / enlarge dresses, shirts, pants, etc. Fix torn lining for pants, skirts, suits, etc. Hems for […]

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Why in Reading ?

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Why for us at La SARTORIA Reading is the best place to work : Bristol? Far too big. Brighton? No thanks. Cities are overrated. If you want some place nice to work and live then a town is where it’s at and there is no better place than Reading. You might laugh, you might say […]

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