Emma O'Brien

Textiles Graduate

Reading, United Kingdom
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About me

An aspiring textiles graduate seeking to further her career within embroidery and embellishment in fashion design. Confident in all aspects of textiles design including digital and hand printing on a variety of fabrics.

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  • Embriodery
  • Embellishment
  • Digital Print
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Beading
  • CAD Design
  • Wacom Tablet
  • Screen Printing
  • Hand Sewing
  • Machine Sewing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • hermione de paula

    hermione de paula

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • H

    Hennes & Mauritz

    Work history


    Beading and Embroidery Assistant

    hermione de paula

    Apr 2017 - May 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • Role in the studio included assisting with embroidery, beading and general maintenance activities like tidying. Some of the tasks involved adding additional embroidery elements on to a gown or veil, beading or drawing artwork for dress designs. Also participated in sourcing items and photographing pieces for the website or social media and greeting clients.


    Sales Advisor

    Hennes & Mauritz

    Nov 2016 - Nov 2018
    • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Main duties involve maintaining floor standards, aiding customers, processing transactions and helping the store achieve goals for the season. Also involved in managing the lingerie department and creating displays for new or featured items.



    BA (Hons) Textile Design

    Arts University Bournemouth

    Sep 2016 - Jun 2019
    • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    • Projects have all included an element of sustainability and inspiration from nature. Main processes used include sublimation print, screen print, embroidery (CAD and hand), beading and fabric manipulation.