My method is tailoring my time directly to your needs.
I can support with:
- Creative development
- Last minute creative support
- Interview preperation
- Pattern Cutting
- Dress making
- Spec sheets
- Mood boards
- Sample support
Even if you´ve left something to the last minute, don´t worry and get in touch!
I am a fashion designer with over 20 years experience includes Creative Design, Pattern Cutting, Garment Technology and Sample Production.
I have experience across tailoring, bespoke, high end and high street. My experience spans a range of product areas including dresses, soft separates, jackets, trousers as well as working with a variety of fabrics including delicates, woven, jersey, soft tailoring.
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to tutorial
50% cancellation charge within 48 hours
100% cancellation charge within 24 hours
1st Class Free includes up to a 30 minute telephone call to determine whether my services are right for you.
¥ Garment Technologist
¥ Creative Pattern Cutter, draping techniques
¥ Accuracy performing amendments and sealing garments
¥ Sample machinist
¥ Ability to work across different fabrics including jersey, woven, knitwear, delicates
¥ Excellent capacity to identify and resolve problems during the fittings
¥ Experience working across variety of roles such as a Product Developer, Pattern Cutter, Garment Technologist, Tailor, Designer.
¥ Strong knowledge of garment construction and production process
¥ Positive, efficient problem-solver with common sense
¥ Organised and methodical, driven by detail and able to work in demanding, fast paced environments
¥ Great willingness to learn and face new challenges
Freelance Fashion Services, A Perfect Fit LTD
∞ Clients including, Dot & Cross, Vanesa Vinhas, Just Sauced, London Sock Company.
∞ Providing product development services to start-up brands including
∞ Technical drawings
∞ Pattern cutting
∞ Garment technology and factory liaison
January 2017 to
Head Garment Technologist, Nobody´s Child Ltd, Online retailer
∞ Managing the workload of pattern cutters and machinist, allocating work according with the critical path
∞ Driving fits meetings for all Nobody´s Child styles from 1st fit to sealing stage, advising on make and fit issues, offering cost effective solutions
∞ Amending pattern following fit stage
∞ Reviewing and developing basic blocks
∞ Checking fabric relevant to the styles against bulk and design sampling
∞ Adhering to the critical path to seal garments in order to meet delivery dates
∞ Creating technical specifications pack for factories
∞ Checking, measuring and approving pre-production samples
∞ Leasing with on-shore and off-shore factories regarding production
∞ Checking samples from the beginning throat seal to production
∞ Recognising and resolving potential production quality risk
May 2016 to
Pattern cutter/garment technologist. Bette Blue Ltd
Supplier of High Street Retailers- Clients including Missguided.
∞ Creating pattern from scratch
∞ Doing amendments through to final sealing stage
∞ Updating spec. sheets for factories
∞ Fitting garments
∞ Ensuring fit samples and patterns measure to specification
∞ Providing necessary information to the factories in terms of specification sheets and make up methods using Workbooks
∞ Working closely with sampling machines ensuring the garments were produced within budget and to the required specification
October 2007 to July 2014
Pattern cutting - Garment technologist- Stitchland LTD -
Supplier and manufacturer of high street Retailers- Client including Urban outfitters.
∞ Creating patterns from scratch women wear and children’s wear
∞ Amending patterns after fittings
∞ Attending fit sessions in house and with customers
∞ Measuring garments and checking samples prior to fitting
∞ Creating technical specification sheets
∞ Ensuring garments are produced within budget
Owner and Manager, Ena (two Atelier)
∞ Designing and development my own label
∞ Creating pattern from scratch
∞ Managing employees as required and assisting with problem solving
∞ Managing overall quality across multi-product
∞ Managing bespoke tailoring process
∞ Managing Pattern Cutting
∞ Attending fit sessions and managing work relationships with clients
∞ Supplying samples, patterns and leasing with factories to produce smalls bulk production
∞ Creating technical pack for production
∞ Designing and developing small collections for various retailers
∞ Managing the workload of the seamstress team
October 2011 to Escuela Internacional de Estilismo y Moda, Barcelona, Spain
October 2012 Certificate in Personal Shopping.
January 2003 to Servicio Nacional de aprendizaje .SENA, Santa Marta, Colombia
June 2003 Certificate in pattern cutting for lingerie, swimwear and sport clothes
January 1998 to Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia
June 2002 Degree in Fashion Design.
Languages: Spanish- Native
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