Jessica Fullerton-Smith

Assistant Designer/ Tailor

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Jessica Fullerton-Smith Cover Letter I currently obtain Tailoring degree, graduating from London College of Fashion. BA Bespoke Tailoring at London College Fashion. My studies have provided me with experience in creating, designing and research- as well as the ability to understand the construction of all garments. I am a passionate and motivated individual in respect of my profession. I have spent two years working within the Fashion industry, having had the opportunity to work on costumes for new films due to be released; such as Super Woman out in 2017- I made a Tailored waistcoat for one of the lead roles. Also a Marvel movie, out in 2016 later this year (November) Doctor Strange. I have produced quality samples for fashion designers such as; Charlie May, for their new collections. My skills include - great and vast knowledge of fashion history and designers, pattern cutting and grading, specialising in the technical elements, precision and refinement involved in tailoring. Experimenting with silhouette fine and unique fabric textures, to create unique garments, such as silks crepe de chine and wool cashmere suiting. Essentially I have be trained in the construction of suits, coats, jackets and tailored to fit garments such as dresses, shirts and other garments, for both men and Womenswear. I also acquire skills such as, fashion illustration and have good understanding Illustrator, Photoshop and other adobe suite programmes. Specialised sewing machinery skills; button hole machine, over locker woven and stretch wear, welt pocket machine, felling machine and embroidery industrial machinery. I possess industrial experience, employed as an assistant designer for Sweet FA, with many different client work such as bridal wear, Belle and Bounty and costumier, Academy which built on a large range of my skills and improving my speed. I have been employed by Bespoke Tailors, Markowski Bespoke. Where I practice traditional Savile Row standard tailoring, involving lots of hand stitching and many other techniques.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Accessories
  • Clothing Alteration
  • Costume Design
  • Design
  • Fabric
  • Pattern Making
  • Sewing
  • Shows
  • Technical Design
  • Wardrobe
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Assistant Designer

Sweet FA Ldt

May 2015
  • Private Client production and design within fashion textiles costume and bridalwear.

2016

Tailor

Markowski Bespoke

Nov 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Bespoke Tailoring

Education

2015

Bespoke Tailoring

London College of Fashion

Aug 2012 - May 2015

    Awards

    2016

    Enterprise Princes Trust