Samuel Purnell

Studio Assistant

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsMaker - Studio Manager - Pattern Cutter



  • Teaching
  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Design
  • Fabric
  • Pattern Making
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Companies I’ve worked with

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    The Proud Archivist

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Work history


Studio Assistant

J.W Anderson

Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Assisting the Studio Coordinator in the smooth running of the Atelier. This includes constant communication with pattern cutters, seamstresses and students to help monitor the daily schedule; setting up dockets for and assisting seamstresses; organising trims; cutting zips for styles and collecting samples; helping to organise samples across mens and womenswear; preparations for weekly fittings; managing stock of trims and supplies for studio and recording usage; organising and recording tests on seasonal fabrics; sourcing fabric and trims from retail and the general upkeep of machinery and equipment.


Jun 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Full Time
  • The Proud Archivist is a Gallery, Bar and Restaurant. As Host, I stand front of house to greet customers and show them around. Part of my role is to know everything that is going on at the venue, from our menu to the current and upcoming exhibitions and shows.


Workshop Leader

London Textiles Studios

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Freelance
  • Taking the beginners dress making class, one to two times per week.


Library Assistant


Sep 2014 - May 2015
  • Full Time
  • Book Maintenance and assistant permanent members of Library staff



Lee Paton

Apr 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Full Time
  • Pattern Cutting and Studio Assisting


Student Ambassador & Course Representative


Sep 2013 - May 2015
  • Full Time
  • Representing the student voice for BA(Hons) Fashion Atelier, attending quarterly meetings with senior members of staff and showing prospective students around at University Open Days.



BA(Hons) Fashion Atelier

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2012 - May 2015


Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Leeds College of Art and Design

Aug 2011 - May 2013