o make a good shirt which distinguishes itself, it is necessary to proceed, since the beginning, with attention. After a careful attention in taking the measures of the client, a copy is made, which is tried on once, twice or many times, finding the best fitting requested. Only then can a paper model be made, conserving it jealously, registering all the variations made since the beginnning. And even those done later. The cut is fundamental, as it is here that it takes form and rigour. When it is executed in an impeccable way, the results are soon evident. There must not be discontinuity in the drawings.
The stitches are very important, made with the finest threadings, and with eleven stitches per cm. Absolute attention must be given to the making of the buttonholes (the borders made by hand) the same attention for the buttons, the lily of Florence; likewise for the collar, the shoulder and the sleeves: operations which must be done with the shirt closed.