B. Daniel Weger
Daniel Weger is a patternmaker and tailor of men’s and women’s garments with well over a decade of custom tailoring experience. Beginning as a costume assistant in college, he later worked his way up from the alterations floor in a dry cleaners to patterning suits for film and television. His experience in-between ranges from Broadway to commercial and retail suiting, opera, theatre, fashion, and bridal. He holds an MFA in Costume Production from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a focus in classically tailored men’s garments, post-Industrial Revolution, c. 1750-1950. His regional theatrical work includes The Santa Fe Opera, Washington National Opera, The Shakespeare Theatre Company; and as head tailor at New York studio Eric Winterling, Inc.
Recent film and television work includes American Gods, Quantico, HBO's The Deuce, AMC's Turn: Season 3, The Bleeder, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, MTV's Eye Candy, and Fox's Gotham, Steve Jobs, and I Saw The Light. Selected Broadway: Finding Neverland, Of Mice & Men, All The Way, The Nance, Annie, The Book of Mormon, The Heiress, War Horse, Phantom of the Opera, Harvey, et. al. He has patterned and sewn garments for many top actors including James Franco, Michael Fassbender, Tom Cruise, Tom Hiddleston, Bryan Cranston, Kelsey Grammer, Jeff Daniels, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Nathan Lane, Ben Stiller, Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), David Strathairn, Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory), Forest Whitaker, and many others.
Originally a North Carolina native, Daniel has made New York his home to carry on the wonderful tradition of classically tailored menswear. A practitioner of a dying art form, he strives to provide suitings with the same techniques used by master craftsmen over a century ago.