Letter: Dressed in style

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I was very interested to read Juliette Bains’ report about Heatons Clothiers at Leeds, as both my parents were employed there when I was a child.

My father was a tailor’s cutter and mum was a sewing machinist. They met on the factory steps in a lunch break. Mum had a treadle sewing machine in our house and we always had coats made by her and handed down through the family. I was lucky – I wore them from new!

Mavis Harrison, Saxton Gardens

YEP Letters: October 19