Earning her pinstripes: Tailor Sheryl Yeo wants to help women fit better into shirts, suits and trousers

Sheryl Yeo is the founder of 3Eighth, a custom garment label run out of a 800 sq ft shop space in Circular Road.
Sheryl Yeo is the founder of 3Eighth, a custom garment label run out of a 800 sq ft shop space in Circular Road.ST PHOTO: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY

SINGAPORE - Sheryl Yeo barely knew how to work a needle when she started her two-year tailoring apprenticeship in 2016.

"I was really terrible at sewing in the beginning and there was a period of time where I questioned myself why I was doing this," says Ms Yeo, who became an apprentice at established tailor The Prestigious after quitting her marketing job at a local label.

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