There are also cobblers here -- custom shoes made same day. We each got a pair of boots made, but haven't picked them up yet. Another post for that one...
This book is their bible - precise measurements go in the book, and small swatch of each fabric is stapled next to a description/drawing of the item.
I took a number of the photos on the blog with my iPhone -- it didn't get much attention in Saigon, but in Hoi An, people were fascinated by it. Here, 2 of the girls who work in the shop are playing with it and looking at our trip pictures from Saigon -- cell phones are very big here, and smart phones are much more expensive here than they are for us in the US (there's no phone-discount-with-contract kind of thing).
The shop is in a 200 year old house that's been in the shop owner's family for generations. Upstairs, they keep a number of family heirlooms and antiques -- shoppers are welcome to go upstairs and admire. In the below buddhist shrine, the 2 photos are the shop owner's grandparents.