Moss Omey

Central Saint Martins Graduate - Freelance Pattern Cutter

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Skills

 

  • Creative Pattern Cutting
  • Fashion Design/patternmaking/construction/dds/illustration
  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Draping on the Stand
  • Production Pattern Cutter
  • 35mm Film Photography and Processing

Work history

Currently

Pattern Cutter

Start up Line

Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • ~ Working closely with the designer to create patterns following a brief and deadline

2015

Pattern Cutter

The Row NY

Apr 2015 - Sep 2015
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 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 used in the SS 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 ~ Transfering patterns onto voile using basque stitches for the furrier ~ Create patterns from rubbings of garment details ~ Create shoe patterns with the accessories design team from a toile of a Japanese knot that could not be undone, with a brief to reduce the volume ~ Machine sewing toiles for the design, knit, development pattern and production teams ~ Hand sewing finishes onto final show garments

2015

Studio

Shrimps

Oct 2014 - May 2015
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • ~ Proposed a small line of accessories, three were chosen and were presented in London Fashion week presentation at Somerset house and are in production, named after myself and my two sisters ~ Interperate the designers sketches and present the full collection as technical specs on Adobe Illustrator, with the true fabric scanned and inserted for factory tech packs ~ Coordinated 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

2015

Studio

Wales Bonner

Nov 2014 - Jan 2015
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • ~ Translating alterations of very tailored menswear onto patterns ~ Altering final show garments to a very high standard ~ Hand sewing Swarovski crystals onto final show garments and accessories following a complex design ~ Taught basic embroidery techniques ~ Assisted backstage at LCM Fashion East Presentation

2014

Studio

Nicomede Talavera

Jul 2013 - Aug 2014
  • London, UK
  • Internship
  • ~ Draping on the stand to create unusual construction for jersey ~ Hand sewing delicate finishes to a very high standard 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 Eastbpresentation 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

Fashion Design

University for the Creative Arts Central Saint Martins

Oct 2012 - Jul 2016
  • London, UK