He picked and weaved his own cotton, sheared a sheep for wool, harvested hemp, raised silkworms, sheared an alpaca for felt, and shot and skinned a deer for leather.
Following the six-month journey Andy George from How to Make Everything took to make a sandwich from scratch, he decided to see how long it would take to make a suit from scratch:
Step 1: Cotton.
First the picking...
...then the spinning...
...then the weaving.