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Seaming progress to an old trade

Fong Loo Fern, the third generation to run the CYC family business, sees to it that the tailoring outfit moves with the times.

Ms Fong, who has been heading CYC for 25 years, started helping out on the shop floors when she was 12.

A QUICK look into the windows of CYC Custom Shop shows a bright and modern store, but a quaint, old sewing machine that sits proudly in the shop window hints at a longer history.

It was the very first sewing machine used at the 82-year-old tailoring outfit.

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