Ella Siggers

Ella Siggers

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Ella Siggers

Ella Siggers

Fashion DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Fashion Designer currently based in Bucks. Freelance Seamstress and Brand Design Consultant. The development of my graduate collection established a strong interest in print and sustainability, as well as a unique pattern cutting approach. I am looking for a role in a forward-thinking brand where I can further develop my professional and creative skills
  • Brand Design: Cara's Cake Creations
    Brand Design: Cara's Cake CreationsThe Brief: A project to create a strong brand identity for a new local cake business. Working in collaboration with the Owner and Founder Cara, we came up with a colour scheme that would reflect her identity and the creative, fun nature of the business; naturally this led to the colour pink! In response to the exceptionally skilled creations Cara makes, I wanted the forms that would be sent with the orders to also look professional and in keeping with the Brand. There is an art to cutting bespok
  • Graduate Fashion Show
    Graduate Fashion ShowJune 2019 Cambridge School of Art - Through the application of Scandinavian design principles to fashion, this collection has been made with sustainability in mind, combining functionality with minimalist beauty. Through the mergence of furniture design with silhouettes from 1960’s/70’s counter culture; this collection explores innovative pattern cutting and print using sustainable fabrics and practices
  • Anti Trädmord SS20 Graduate Collection
    Anti Trädmord SS20 Graduate CollectionThe Brief: To create a graduate collection that draws upon your existing pre-collection for inspiration, and developing previously acquired skills and techniques to best showcase who you are as a designer. Outcome: 5 Fully manufactured outfits, developmental & final toiles, physical and digital portfolio, sketchbook & research, design development, tech packs, tech folder & sampling, stylised photoshoot, pitch presentation, personal development plan. Collection Statement: Through the applica
  • Anti Trädmord AW19/20 PreCollection
    Anti Trädmord AW19/20 PreCollectionThe Brief: To create a pre-collection that will be the basis for your graduate collection next semester. Your collection should investigate Experimental Pattern Cutting and Draping Techniques, Fabric Manipulation or Surface Textile Techniques and the generation of original research (in response to your references) to form innovative ideas that can be explored through shape, line, colour and texture. Outcome: 2 Fully manufactured outfits including 1 coat, developmental & final toiles, physical
  • Dystopian Deterrence SS19
    Dystopian Deterrence SS19The Brief: A project set by the Creative Director of BodyBound for module 'Pattern Cutting and Construction 2'. To create a Menswear jacket that would be in-keeping with the aesthetic of the brand, whilst still drawing from new inspiration and referring to historical garments. To create something innovative and original, that is not influenced by fleeting trends. Outcome: Physical & digital portfolio, 1 Fully manufactured toile, Sketchbook & research, design development, tech folder & samplin
    PACKAGED SS19The Brief: Design a collection for a ready-to-wear brand of your choice. The outfit you produce must include a top, trousers and a coat/jacket. Consider the brand throughout all aspects of the design process and for the promotion and styling of your photoshoot. Outcome: 1 Fully manufactured outfit, developmental & final toiles, brand research folder, competitor analysis, physical and digital portfolio, sketchbook & research, design development, tech packs, tech folder & sampling, stylised phot
Projects credited in
  • Graduate Fashion Week 2017
    Graduate Fashion Week 2017
Work history
    Sweaty Betty logo
    Sweaty Betty logo
    Seasonal Sales AssociateSweaty Betty
     - Oxford, United KingdomPart Time
    A fantastic couple of weeks learning all about luxury athleisure retail before closures due to Covid. •Driving sales by providing expert product knowledge. •Providing the ‘SB Customer Experience’: phone sales, item requests, order-to-store. •Assisting in the day to day running of the shop during Covid-19: quarantining and steaming garments, wiping touch-points, replenishing stock. •Merchandising: assisting with the floor move to organise & display new stock, dressing mannequins. Key Skills: Customer Service / Brand Representation / Information Retention / Passion
     - Wendover, Aylesbury, United KingdomFreelance
    • Sewing up to 125 pleated face masks a week to exact size specifications. • Remote working. Key Skills: Speed / Accuracy / Self-Motivation
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  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Industrial Sewing
  • Technical Drawing
  • Portfolio Management
  • Fashion Research
  • Fashion Communication
  • Fashion Concept
  • Garment Construction
  • Garment Design
    BA (Hons) Fashion DesignAnglia Ruskin University
     - Anglia Ruskin University, East Rd, Cambridge CB1 1PT, UK
    1st Class Honours - Digital Media - Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Industrial Sewing - Global, Bernina, Siruba machine Surface Textiles - Laser cutter, Heat-press, Embroidery machine, macrame Tech Pack Development - Lay-plans, Costing sheets, Tech drawing, Spec sheets Portfolio Development - Illustrations, Coloured techs, Graphics, Mood boards, Design boards Research - Primary art & photography, Trend forecasts, Competitor & brand analysis, Fabric, Historical fashion Pattern Cutting & Construction - Alien body, Plug Technique, Subtraction, Draping, Flat, Block drafting