Nicolina Griffiths


  • LocationHarrow, United Kingdom


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  • Millinery
  • Pattern Making
  • Sample Cutting
  • Styling
  • Fashion Design
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Fashion History
  • Surface Design
  • Adobe MS Office Suites
  • Costume Making
  • Hand and Machine Sewing
  • Corsetry
  • Machine and Hand Sewing
  • Printing and Dyeing
  • Wardrobe `supervising

Work history



Jane Taylor Millinery

Mar 2015 - May 2015
  • Daily tasks included general millinery, including hand and machine sewing, blocking straws/felts/buckram/sinamay, wiring brims, edging brims, stitching in headlines, linings and labels, trimming with feathers and flowers, dying materials for orders. Copying designs for private clients and wholesale orders in good time and high quality. Additional task were customer service for clients coming in for studio appointments and phone and online services for both customers and suppliers.


Sample Cutter

Suzanne Neville

Feb 2013 - Mar 2015
  • I cut exclusive fabrics for bridal and occasional wear with accuracy and attention to detail as well as small pattern manipulations to suffice to the custom made sizes. I had the responsibility to organize my workload working within a team to meet strict deadlines.


Freelance Costume Maker

Past Pleasures Ltd

Aug 2013 - Feb 2014
  • I worked on a project called ‘La Jonque des Plaisirs’ for Past Pleasures. My role was to produce a bespoke Chinese opera inspired masquerade hat and boots to client’s specification, using my sewing and making skills as well as creatively painting a Chinese print onto the leather boots.


Freelance Wardrobe Supervisor

Eyeplugin Productions

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
  • As Wardrobe Supervisor for the film Here Lies, directed by Duncan Ward my responsibilities were creating, styling and sourcing costumes for the production as well as organizing the wardrobe department and keeping a budget of all wardrobe expenses. Contacting various suppliers and liaising with sponsors for donations or hire of costume for the running wardrobe. In addition I also acted as the sole dresser for each actor and actress during the length of the production and completed all maintenance and alterations required on the costumes.



Costume Interpretation

Wimbledon College of Art

Aug 2009 - May 2012
  • Specialising in the realisation and construction of costumes for theatre, film and television.


Foundation Diploma in Art and Design Level 4

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2007 - May 2008
  • Specialising in Fashion Print Design


BTEC National Diploma Art Design

Longroad Sixth Form College

Aug 2005 - Aug 2007
  • Art & Design



Past Pleasures 2012 Costume Interpretation Award First Prize

  • Theatre Industry Night prize competition for best Costume Interpretation.