Tales of A Nigerian Tailor (Part 5) – How long does it take to sew an outfit?

Tales of A Nigerian Tailor (Part 5) – How long does it take to sew an outfit?

The battle between my shaky fingers and the needle lasted about 7 minutes; after much struggle I was finally able to solve the arithmetic equation called electrical sewing machine.  With great delight, I started sewing the fabric – slightly gliding it through the machine, imagining what the outcome will look like. From stitching the hem […]

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Tales of A Nigerian Tailor (Part 4) – Oshey, Lynn The Fashion Designer

Tales of A Nigerian Tailor (Part 4) – Oshey, Lynn The Fashion Designer

Whenever my tailor returns my clothes, I always anticipate minor adjustments here and there – maybe too tight or a bit loose or some adjustments to the style. I will often complain while showing her where to adjust; I’m sure she’s tired of hearing me say things like – “is it not just simple sewing”? […]

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Tales of a Nigerian Tailor (Part 2) – Assistant fashion designer, Allow me to do my Job!

Tales of a Nigerian Tailor (Part 2) – Assistant fashion designer, Allow me to do my Job!

There’s a lot to tell but I’ll start from this because in all my waka, nothing has hurt me more. I have to apologize for starting with a bad experience but I promise the next gist would be too nice. So a lady called me to make some clothes for her because I made some […]

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