Moss Omey

Central Saint Martins Graduate - Freelance Pattern Cutter

  • Sara Liberati
  • Masakazu Otsuki
  • Camille Thiery
Connections

Projects

  • Art School London
    Moss Omey
    Central Saint Martins Graduate - Freelance Pattern Cutter
  • Dilara Findikoglu
    Moss Omey
    Central Saint Martins Graduate - Freelance Pattern Cutter

Projects credited in

  • Cos x Pitti Uomo - Wayne Mcgreggor
    Alastair Nicol
    Vogue International Photographic Manager
    Olivia Kirsch
    Production and Events Manager at COS
    Moss Omey
    Central Saint Martins Graduate - Freelance Pattern Cutter

About me

Having graduated from Central Saint Martins school of art and design with a Ba in fashion design and marketing, I have since specialised in pattern making; working on a freelance basis for luxury womenswear and menswear.

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Skills

  • Creative Pattern Cutting
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Draping on the Stand
  • Production Pattern Cutter
  • Tailoring
  • Pattern Grading
  • CAD Lectra
  • Technical Drawing
  • Fashion Design
  • Industrial Sewing

People I’ve worked with

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  • Karla Otto

    Karla Otto

    • PR and Communications
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    The Row

    • COS

      COS

      • Fashion
    • Dezeen

      Dezeen

      • Publishing

    Work history

    Currently

    Pattern Cutter

    Shrimps

    Dec 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • - Freelance pattern cutter for AW19 - Following CAD drawings, I create first patterns by developing from the block and tracing patterns from vintage garments - Sewing toiles of each pattern I make

    2018

    Design and Pattern Cutting

    Dezeen

    Nov 2018 - Nov 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • TATE MODERN - DE ZEEN AWARDS 2018 PERFORMANCE EVENT WITH ARTIST SARAH IZOD - NOV ‘18 - Freelance design and pattern cutting; creating two garments worn by stilt walkers - Working from Sarah Izod’s research images to fit the brief of ethereal and billowing - Sourcing of fabric and installation materials

    2018

    May 2018 - Jun 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • - Freelance pattern cutter for SS18 and SS19 - Drafting a trouser pattern from a vintage garment - Fixing existing patterns: correct markings, garment balance and overal fit - Developing existing patterns and adding linings

    2018

    Asisstant Menswear Pattern Cutter

    COS

    Jul 2017 - Mar 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • - Menswear pattern cutting graduate apprenticeship SS18/AW18 - Creating patterns using LECTRA and digitalizing paper patterns - Present experimental pattern ideas to the head designer for lookbook AW18 - Confident working in a team with designers and buyers during fittings - Checking patterns and garments are in line with company measurements - Creating spec sheets and communicating with PO using Castor - Completed Knitwear and Tailoring training workshops

    2018

    Pattern Cutter

    Art School_London

    Jun 2017 - Dec 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • - Freelance creative pattern cutter for SS18, AW18, SS19 - Interlacing menswear and womenswear patterns to give a gender fluid fit - Following designers hand sketches, I create first patterns by developing from blocks, tracing patterns from vintage garments or draping on the stand - Experience in corsetry, bias cut fine fabrics, leather, outerwear and eveningwear - I lead the tailoring during made-to-order fittings, including: - Bespoke bridal wear for a VIP client - Draping a bespoke bias cut gown for Christina Aguilera’s world tour 2018 - Bespoke suit tailored to fit for Anna Calvi‘s European tour and worn for press shots - Custom pieces for Clod Ensenmble dance groups UK tour - Manual grading for production - Ensuring patterns are production friendly - Creating pattern markers to reduce fabric waste - Organising the pattern archives

    2017

    Pattern Cutter

    Dilara Findikoglu

    Dec 2016 - Mar 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • - Freelance creative pattern cutter for AW17 and SS18 - Drafted a bespoke satin suit for Beth Ditto worn in her music video ‘Fire’ - Exectutive pattern cutter for private orders; tailoring bespoke suits - Experience in historical pattern cutting, corsetry, tailoring and bias cut garments

    2016

    Pattern Cutter

    Kalmar

    May 2016 - Dec 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • - Freelance creative pattern cutter for womens ready to wear and accessories

    2015

    Pattern Cutter

    The Row

    Apr 2015 - Sep 2015
    • New York, United States
    • Internship
    • - Working with the head designer to develop a pant pattern from a sketch, presenting the toile in a fit meeting and altering the pattern from the design teams feedback, with the final outcome presented in the SS16 show in Paris - Creating pattern blocks from vintage garments without deconstructing, including complex knife and dart pleat details and bias pants without a side seam - Translating alterations from toiles onto patterns - Assist with production pattern making, grading and reducing patterns through specific seams - Digitalising patterns using LECTRA software - Transferring patterns onto voile using basque stitches for the furrier - Create patterns from rubbings of garment details - Create shoe patterns with the accessories design team - Machine sewing toiles - Hand sewing finishes onto final show garments

    2015

    Studio Assistant

    Wales Bonner

    Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • - Adapting and developing patterns - Hand sewing Swarovski crystals onto final show garments and accessories following a complex design - Embroidery experience - Assisting backstage at LCM Fashion East Presentation

    2015

    Studio Assistant

    Shrimps

    Oct 2014 - May 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • - Designing a small line of accessories, 3 were selected and shown in SS15 LFW show - Interperate designers sketches and present the full collection as technical specs on Adobe Illustrator, with the true fabric scanned and inserted for factory tech packs - Coordinating the product shots for SS15 collection, with final images used on the website and for press - Overlooking and managing the web sale using Magenta software and Excel spreadsheets

    2014

    Studio Assistant

    Nicomede Talavera

    Jul 2013 - Aug 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • - Draping on the stand to create unusual construction for jersey - Hand sewing delicate finishes on silk and satin final show garments - Cutting out patterns on printed fabrics, ensuring the pattern flows through seams - Assist with research stage for new collection concepts, given key words to source inspiring images - Assistant backstage at the SS Fashion East presentation and AW Fashion East runway show - Sourcing fabrics - Working confidently while using my initiative within a team of buyers, photographers, stylists, MUA and models

    Education

    2016

    Oct 2012 - Jul 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Fashion Design with Marketing

    2012

    Sep 2011 - May 2012
    • Brighton, United Kingdom