Lia Georgoulas

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I have been studying Sewing and Patten Cutting since I graduated from University in 2012, with a degree in International Politics. In these 2 years I have completed various evening and short courses to increase my knowledge of clothes making and pattern cutting. Most recently I completed an Access Course in Fashion at the London College of Fashion and the ASOS Stitching Academy Course at Fashion Enter in North London. I am currently enrolled on a course learning the Gerber Pattern Cutting program to build my digital pattern cutting skills. I also have experience in Administration and Retail. I am highly motivated and enthusiastic. I have experience working as part of a team in many different environments. I am approachable, well presented and able to establish good working relationships. I am flexible and adaptable which allows me to work in various environments. I am hard working and willing to learn and try different things.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Administration
  • Assistant
  • Clothing Alteration
  • Data Entry
  • Email Handling
  • Fabric
  • Pattern Making
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Technical Design
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Sales Assistant

Shoe Embassy

Jan 2015
  • Daily stock take Assisting customers with their wants and needs Till operation and cash handling

2014

Christmas Stylist

Jo Malone London

Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Worked as part of a team to meet daily and weekly targets Maintained shop floor tidiness and stock levels during busy peak times Ensuring detailed product knowledge Assisting customers with their gift requirements using information gained from them

2013

E-commerce Operative

Flubit

Feb 2013 - Jul 2013
  • Adapting to new software with ease Assisting with the development of software to improve efficiency Achieving targets set daily, as a team and individually Identifying issues that needed to be addressed by the developer team

Education

2015

CAD Pattern Cutting Stage 1 and 2 Gerber Technology and Grading and Lay Planning with CAD

Shadwell Centre

Aug 2014 - Mar 2015
  • •Utilised the Line function to create digitised lines, 2 point lines and curved intersections •Utilised the Line function to offset lines evenly and unevenly to extend hem lines, bodice lengths and to create A line and pencil skirts •Input notches and points using the Points menu function •Added seam allowances, and swapped and defined internal lines, using the Seam menu function •Created a basic skirt block in the style given by tutor using the Piece function •Digitised patterns into the Gerber program. Input pattern pieces and blocks, then completed style lines on the computer •Explored the Piece function to add parallel and tapered fullness to sleeve pieces. Used function to create a sleeve given in a sketch from the tutor •Established how to rotate, close and distribute darts using the Piece function •Created Knife, Box and Variable Pleats using the Piece function

2014

Fashion and Textiles Level 1

Asos Stitching Academy

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
  • • Using Flatbed Industrial Machine and 3, 4 and 5 Thread Overlocker and Babylock • Pattern Cutting • Grading and Quality Control

2014

Access to Higher Education (fashion

University of the Arts, London

Aug 2013 - May 2014
  • Access to Higher Education (Fashion)

2013

Clothes Making

Hackney Community College

Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
  • How to thread and use an Industrial Machine Seam Types and Seam Neatening Dart construction Neck facing Zip Pocket Hand stitches for hem lines

2013

Pattern Cutting

Hackney Community College

Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
  • How to read patterns Size 12 Blouse and Skirt Block and Pattern Own Measurements Blouse and Skirt Block and Pattern How to construct a collar Created pattern for a given garment set at the beginning of the course

2012

BA(Hons) International Politics

Middlesex University

Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
  • International Politics