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 responsible and professional Tailor who can create stunning suits and casual wear for both ladies and gentlemen. Maxine is good at advising and inspiring clients on fabric selection, design and styling to meet their individual requirements. She always focuses on quality rather than quantity and has a high level of accuracy in measurement and fault identification. In her current role, she provides a personal service to each client on issues such as modifications and adjustments. Through her career she has become a specialist at spending a lot of time doing close-up work. Right now, she is looking for a suitable position with a company that wants to employ hardworking individuals who get results.

CAREER HISTORY

TAILOR – Start Date – Present
Employers name – Location
Responsible for offering a tailoring service to men and women looking for something special to wear to events and ceremonies.

Duties;

  • Performing high quality work using industrial sewing machines.
  • Using industrial lock-stitch and over-lock machines.
  • Sewing coveralls, trousers, jackets and shirts using mainly cotton and poly cotton based fabrics.
  • Visiting clients in their home’s or office for pre booked appointments.
  • Taking in or letting out the waist area of pants and skirts to adjust the fit.
  • Assisting the cutting team where necessary with the folding, and cutting of cloth.
  • Verbally informing the Supervisor when the current job being worked on is completed.
  • Liaising with clients to draw and alter individual patterns to fit their measurements and garment style.
  • Making alterations both by needle and thread or sewing machine.
  • Measuring customers for size by using tape measure.
  • Hemming trousers to adjust the length.
  • Measuring and cutting webb, hem and Velcro to the required specification.
  • Ensuring personal work space is kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Maintaining a basic level of Health & Safety in all work practices.

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

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

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Professional

  • Shortening sleeves from the crown.
  • Can work well as part of a production line.
  • Ability to be able to listen, understand and tailor to a clients personal needs.
  • Adaptable and able to manage customer expectations.
  • Fitting garments on customer to make sure they fit well.
  • Experience of stitching, garment alterations, zip replacement and able to work with fine fabrics.
  • Superb pattern making and cutting skills.
  • Working out how much the clothing will cost and how long it will take to make.

Personal

  • Creativity and the ability to visualise designs.
  • Able to work in a team.
  • Have full driving license and personal vehicle.
  • Quality driven and a fine eye for detail.
  • Punctual & reliable.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Chip shoulders
Trousers alterations
Fitting
Sewing
Counter work
Curtain making
Alterations Specialist
VIP clients
Mock-up garments
Pressing garments

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

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

REFERENCES 

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