19 August 2018
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Seamstress CV template

Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com


PERSONAL SUMMARY

A focused and capable Seamstress who can mend, alter and sew all types of clothing. Maxine is the type of individual who comes to work every day with their game face on, ready to give one hundred per cent. She is very good at making assessments as to where a garment should be altered. As a true professional she can accurately follow ticket instructions and markings based on customer specifications. In addition to this she has a high level of accuracy in the measurement and fault identification departments. In her current role, she has been commended for observing safety and security procedures and for using equipment and materials properly. Right now, she is looking for a suitable position with a company that she can build a long term career with.


CAREER HISTORY

SEAMSTRESS - Start Date - Present
Employers name - Location 
Responsible for working as part of a small team of seamstresses and cutters altering highly specialized garments, textiles and clothing.

Duties;

  • Showing customers different designs that they can choose from. 
  • Sourcing fabrics, linings and other materials required to complete a job.
  • Working as part of a team with tailors to put together bespoke dresses for clients. 
  • Cutting patterns and pieces.
  • Repairing tears and zippers, and adds buttons to garments.
  • Smoothing and pressing garments with irons, presses, or steamers.
  • Fitting garments on customers to determine their required alterations.
  • Measuring clients to ensure a proper dress fit.
  • Using scissors to trim excess material and cloth. 
  • Removing stitches from garments that are to be altered by using razor blades or rippers.
  • Measuring materials to mark reference points and cutting lines.
  • Sewing by hand as well as with a machine.
  • Filling in all paper work related to sewing activities. 
  • Removing stains from clothing. 
  • Estimating how much cloth is required for a garment. 
  • Managing a small budget to purchase required materials.


JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location

JOB TITLE - Start Date - End Date
Employers name - Location


KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional 

  • Able to work an industrial sewing machine to a high standard.
  • Can create own unique eye-catching patterns and clothing.
  • Fitting gowns onto brides.
  • Experience of working in a factory setting as well as small retail shops. 
  • Can sit for long periods repeatedly sewing the same pattern over and over again.
  • Extending the wear of a garment.
  • Sewing different types of cloth.
  • Sewing buttons onto finished garments. 
  • Can use a needle and thread to sew garments. 
  • Able to work with fine fabrics.


Personal

  • Having a patient manner.
  • Happy to work alone for long periods of time. 
  • Always doing as I am told. 


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Sewing
Garment fitting
Alterations
Taking measurements
Preventing wrinkling
Machine work
Hemming fabric
Dressmaking
Patchwork
Hand stitching
Zip replacement


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS 

University name  -  Degree details               Study Dates
College name      -  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       -  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates


REFERENCES 

Available on request.
 



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