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Tailor with an eye on female customers

Ms 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 when 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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline 'Tailor with an eye on female customers'. Print Edition | Subscribe