EXPERIENCE

PATTERN CUTTING STUDIO INTERN

PALMER//HARDING

London, March - June 2019

 -Drafted and toiled patterns and samples for menswear and womenswear

-Sewed and altered toiles and samples

-Assisted with studio coordination

-Assisted with design development

-Assisted with styling for spring 2020 collection

-Sourced materials, ran errands, and kept the studio tidy

 

STUDIO INTERN

PETER PILOTTO 

London, June 2018-February 2019

-Working alongside the pattern cutting, design, print, product development,

and production departments   

-Assisting in studio coordination

-Hand-embellished custom Swarovski crystal suit for Beyoncé's OTR II tour

- Drafted and altered patterns and assisted with sampling and construction for the bespoke wedding dress for HRH Princess Eugenie

 

 

 

CREATIVE PATTERN CUTTER

JAWARA ALLEYNE

London, June-August 2018

-Assisted designer with creative pattern cutting and design for his "Sons of Sons" 

collection exhibited at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

-Sample cutting, toiling, and fitting

 

WARDROBE PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

'PATRIOT' - SEASON ONE - AMAZON TV

Chicago, June-August 2015

-Styled main and background actors

-Assisted the department's designer, supervisor, key costumers, and buyers

- Assisted in the department's main office

-Assembled continuity lookbooks

 

FASHION DESIGN INSTRUCTOR'S ASSISTANT

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Chicago, 2013-2015

- Assisted the head design instructor during the annual graduate fashion show

"The Walk"

-Assisted during final fittings

-Wrote fitting notes for fashion show dressers

- Dressed models and assisted with show lineup

 

 

 

SKILLS

•PATTERN CUTTING

•DESIGN

•PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

•SKETCHING

•RESEARCH

•MOODBOARDS AND LAYOUT

•PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR

•LECTRA AND CAD SOFTWARE

•COLLAGE AND MULTIMEDIA

•QUALITY CONTROL 

•GARMENT CONSTRUCTION

EDUCATION

 

BA (HONORS) FASHION PATTERN CUTTING

LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION,

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON

September 2016-Present

 

INTERNATIONAL PREPARATION FOR FASHION

LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION,

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON

September 2015-June 2016

 

FASHION DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

June-August 2013

 

ART MAJOR

ALBERT G. LANE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL 

September 2012-June 2015

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Showcased designs at the Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago (2016)

 

Presented a capsule collection at Chicago Fashion Week (2015)

 

Collaborated on a mini collection sold online which donated its profits to the education of girls in Honduras

(2015)