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
CBSE Marks 70%
Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Dress Maker - Modiste
Noida, Uttar Pradesh
July 2010 - August 2014
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
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????