Freelance seamstress / costume design in London. Interested in: fabric printing, prop making, costume design, life drawing, textile development, experimental pattern cutting, InDesign portfolio.
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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.
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.
- Fashion Design
- Textile Development
- Print Design
- Design Layout
- Adobe CS
- Textile Manipulation
- Costume Design
- Prop Design
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.
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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