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Dress Maker - Modiste

  • Extensive experience of XX years in made-to-measure garments, such as suits and coats according to customers' and clothing manufacturers' specifications and fit; design patterns to fit measurements; mark, cut and sew fabric; and altering & repairing garments 
  • Keeping up-to-date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes; discussing the client’s requirements; showing the client fabric samples and pattern books; giving advice on which combination of fabrics and patterns may give the best results 
  • Adapting an existing pattern, or producing a new pattern for the client; working out the cost of the work (taking into account the fabric, trimmings and time needed); using the pattern to cut out the fabric pieces; tacking the fabric pieces together for a fitting 
  • Competent in adjusting in or out seams in a variety of garments to improve their fits; Proficient in altering, repairing and making made-to-measure garments, as per specified instructions; substantial experience in altering clothes and operating sewing machine 


Fashion & Textiles, Master of Arts, Completed, June 2007

Abc school

CBSEMarks 70%

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Work Experience

July 2010 - August 2014

Dress Maker - Modiste


Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Key Result Areas: 

  • Greet clients and engage them in conversation to determine their specific dressmaking needs 
  • Provide suggestions to clients regarding colors, fabric quality, cuts and styles according to current trends 
  • Take and record clients’ measurements, to ensure that the right size and cut of garment is managed 
  • Give clients a timeline for their dresses to be delivered and ensure that deadlines are appropriately met 
  • Contact local vendors and suppliers to obtain materials such as fabric and threads 
  • Position and pin sections of patterns such as collars, sleeves and waist and ensure that they are properly cut; pin fabric parts together and ensure that they are sewed according to set instructions 
  • Press finished garments using hand irons in order to smooth out wrinkles and seams 
  • Perform market research to determine popular trends and competitors’ product lines, in a bid to keep up with them 
  • Perform alterations on dresses and other garments, ensuring that the cuts and designs are not compromised; repair old dresses and other garments and perform restorative services on old clothes such as wedding dresses 
  • Make women's garments, such as dresses, coats, and suits, according to customer specifications and measurements; discuss with customer type of material, pattern, or style to be used in making garment 

Key Highlights: 

  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained???? Major assignments handled???? 
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled??? 
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements???? 



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