Betty Spoke is a custom tailor working with individuals to produce bespoke garments and artists on textile commissions.
Verified by Make Works Scotland June 2015
Typical clients are individuals looking to commission bridal wear, evening wear, occasion wear and suiting. Betty Spoke are also regularly commissioned by independent artists to fabricate textile pieces for shows and exhibitions. Betty Spoke produce one-off bespoke pieces for clients and request 4-6 months to produce each item. This time frame will vary depending on the complexity of the piece, but usually includes between 2-4 fittings or consultations.
|Turnaround Time||4-6 months|
|Starting Cost||£100 - £500|
|Production Access||By appointment|
|File Types||pdf, jpeg|
MaterialsWool Cotton Tweed Silk Harris Tweed Printed Fabric Show more
ProcessesSewing Pattern Cutting Fitting Garment Manufacturing Finishing Pattern Grading Show more
MachinesIndustrial Single Needle Lockstitch Industrial 4 Thread Overlocker Industrial Iron
Video: Make Works visits Betty Spoke in Glasgow
The company was founded to promote sustainable clothing that fits well and is made to last. Betty Spoke believes in style over fashion and recognises that not all body shapes are identical. As an antidote to the high street sizing which often promotes a sense of inadequacy, Betty Spoke want to provide a local, friendly service, creating beautiful pieces to make people feel good about their body shape.