Haylee Chaplin
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Haylee Chaplin

SeamstressLondon, United Kingdom
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Haylee Chaplin
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Haylee Chaplin

SeamstressLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Freelance seamstress / costume design in London. Interested in: fabric printing, prop making, costume design, life drawing, textile development, experimental pattern cutting, InDesign portfolio.
Projects
  • Alzang 'Psychedlic Baby' Matching Sets
    Alzang 'Psychedlic Baby' Matching SetsCo-designed, pattern cut and sewn two, matching sets with Psychedelic print designed by founder Allie Hall. Multi-tie tank and matching cut-out wrap skirt. Boxy shirt and matching elasticated shorts.
  • Alzang x Lulatagg for Dolls Kill
    Alzang x Lulatagg for Dolls KillDenim patchworks pieces for Dolls Kill. Carefully selected and washed hundreds of landfill-headed Levi's jeans. Hand cut and bleached denim panels. Seamstress making a multitude of patchwork zip tops and silk lined wide brimmed bucket hats.
  • Lula Laora SS22 "The Garden"
    Lula Laora SS22 "The Garden"Sewn "Big Boy" hoodies and sweatpants. Mini faux leather handbags and large faux leather handbags for new collection "The Garden."
  • Prop Styling Mary Wyatt London
    Prop Styling Mary Wyatt LondonProp styling for photoshoots for mailouts. Theme: Salvation in Spring for Spring Equinox. Using garments and fresh handpicked flowers.
  • Lone pieces
    Lone piecesReshooting two pieces from my Graduate Collection. These pieces were cut and designed to hold their own shape so using various techniques I have demonstrated that without the use of a human form.
  • FLUMP
    FLUMPUniversity 6 look Graduate collection
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Projects credited in
  • Alzang x lulatagg capsule collection
    Alzang x lulatagg capsule collectionthe first project that came from a the-dots connection :) model @henriettarhodes HMUA @erikafreedman creative direction @alliehalll & @allmybones featured in TMRW magazine
Work history
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    Design AssistantBas Kosters Studio
     - Kon. Wilhelminaplein 13, 1062 HH Amsterdam, NetherlandsInternship
    - Entire garment projects for ‘Hope’ collection. - Worked with Bas and the atelier team in the studio every day. - Participated in ‘Waste To Want’ three day interactive workshop    with the public. Upcycling tons of unwanted garments into collection pieces or accessories for the show. - Performer in ‘Hope’ show on catwalk. - Participated in interviews, photoshoots, events and campaigns with/to promote Bas Kosters. - Organising, running and participating in workshops with Bas and the public. - Designing, manufacturing and styling custom order wedding outfits. - Discussions with Bas and team regarding collaborations, pricing, print placement and other decisions. - Hand making Bas Kosters’ signature Capsicum dolls for sale and for shop display.
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    CAD AssistantSadie Williams
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    - Worked alongside Sadie and a team of interns. - Trusted to produce all CAD drawings and tech packs for the collection. - Designed and created original print using Photoshop used on showpieces, invites and final collection. - Full responsibility for making invites for the show. - Tracing and amending patterns, cutting linings and fabrics used for sampling and final collection. - Hand sewing finishings onto showpieces and accessories. - Photographing line sheet photos with professional camera    equipment. - Editing photos to a high standard and creating the line sheets needed for Paris Fashion Week. - Factory and workshop visits, errands and collecting post. - General organisation and cleanliness of studio.
Skills
  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Development
  • Print Design
  • Illustration
  • Design Layout
  • Adobe CS
  • Textile Manipulation
  • Costume Design
  • Prop Design
Education
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    BA(Hons) Fashion Design with Business StudiesThe University of Brighton
     - Brighton, United Kingdom
    A four year course with sandwich placement year. The course included trend, drape development, product, branding and specialism projects, alongside a business and historical studies module each year. We also did illustration, life drawing, CAD and portfolio. Final year consisted of a full business plan and dissertation alongside final collection.
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    BTEC National Diploma in Fashion and TextilesBedford College
     - Bedford, United Kingdom
    A two year BTEC course with major focus on print, sampling and illustration. We manufactured two garments during this time.
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