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ARVIND RAWAT

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An Accomplished Dress Maker - Modiste

Highly experienced in creating new patterns, and sewing garments following detailed instructions; extensive comprehension of current trends and styles

Solutions focused innovator known for pioneering new dress designs. Skillfully assemble and join garment parts using needles and threads, along with threading and sewing machines.


PROFILE SUMMARY

  • 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

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since MM YY | XYZ Ltd, Delhi | Dress Maker - Modiste
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????
MM YY – MM YY | ABCD Ltd, Delhi | Dress Maker - Modiste
Key Result Areas:
  • Measured customer to determine modification from pattern, using tape measure
  • Positioned and pined pattern sections, such as collar, sleeve, or waist, on fabric, and cuts fabric with scissors following pattern edge
  • Pined or basted together fabric parts in preparation for final sewing
  • Sew fabric parts by hand or operates single-needle sewing machine that joins fabric parts to form garment
  • Sew felling stitch in hem of garment by hand to conceal thread
  • Pressed garment, using hand iron, to smooth seams and remove wrinkles
  • Drafted standard pattern according to measurements of customer and adapt pattern to obtain specified style; made garment according to picture furnished by customer
  • Provided accurate instructions to the workroom and ensured compliance to standards
  • Maintained records of all alterations on garments and mentioned it on the tag
  • Analyzed customer’s comments and ensured alterations according to the same
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????

EDUCATION

YYYY MA in Fashion & Textiles from ABC College, Delhi
YYYY BA in Fashion & Textiles from ABC College, Delhi

TECHNICAL PURVIEW

  • MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Internet Applications

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 01st October 1981 | Languages Known: English & Hindi

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