Mar 2, 2015|Other - Design|Private|Working
Feb 23, 2015|Other - Design|Private|Completed
Design - hand-drawn design renderings - tone-on-tone, or colour
Expert-level Patternmaking skills - more than 35 years experience: period, modern, mainstream/formal & classic apparel, dancewear, men's, women's children's
Haute Couture, Tailoring, Construction skills - familiar with all workroom equipment, expert knowledge of materials/ fibre, superb ability to choose most appropriate methods of construction, and construction support materials
Tech Packs - Can be part of the patternmaking process, OR, you may send me your final Sample with all pertinent information, and I will create your Tech Pack down to the last detail.
Team building/team supervision - able to train staff, build cohesive team structure
IMPORTANT - In regards to Pattern Making services:
I am vastly experienced in all facets of garment construction, including patternmaking, grading, and construction - over 35 years’ experience, men, women, children, modern and period apparel, casual or formal. You will find my fit standard and attention to detail are unsurpassed.
When making a pattern, a toile/mock-up is ALWAYS part of the process, to make sure the pattern fits all specifications, and is done to a high standard of excellence. It is, after all, the tool that will be relied on as the standard for your garment.
Please realise, when making a pattern for use by someone other than myself, pattern pieces must be produced for every piece of every layer (outer fabric, linings, interfacings, pocket...
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Various Classical Theatres - North America
Cutter/Tailor/Patternmaker - Outsourced Contracts
1984 - 2011
Post-seasonal freelance contracts:
Metropolitan Opera, NY, NY - Patternmaker/Cutter/Tailor
Chicago Shakespeare Company, Chicago, IL - Patternmaker/Cutter/Tailor
National Theatre School, Montreal,...