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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.
  • 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; marking, cutting, and sewing fabric; and altering & repairing garments 
  • Keeping up-to-date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colors, 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

Meerut College

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Work Experience

July 2018 - Current

Dress Maker - Modiste

Boutique Ethnic

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

  • 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 the garment are 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 the customer type of material, pattern, or style to be used in making the garment 

November 2010 - August 2016

Dress Maker

House of Ardo

Delhi, Delhi

  • 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 a single-needle sewing machine that joins fabric parts to form a garment
  • Sew felling stitch in the hem of the garment by hand to conceal thread
  • Pressed garment, using a hand iron, to smooth seams and remove wrinkles
  • Drafted standard pattern according to measurements of the customer and adapt the pattern to obtain specified style; made garment according to picture furnished by the customer
  • Provided accurate instructions to the workroom and ensured compliance with 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

Training Certifications

  • Master Alteration Specialist (MAS) Certification , 2019


  • Customer Service
  • Punctuality
  • Industrial Sewing Machines
  • Stitching
  • Embroidery
  • Inventory Control
  • Creative
  • Machine Operation
  • Fabric 
  • Garment Construction
  • Costumes
  • Double Needle
  • Assembly Line
  • Straight Stitch
  • Teamwork
  • Detect Problems
  • Serger
  • Machine Guides
  • Commercial Sewing Machines

Computer Proficiency

  • Window
  • Internet Applications


  • English
  • Hindi

Personal Interest

  • Yoga
  • Sketch
  • Drawing


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