Experience sewing lingerie, swimsuits, curtains, valances, custom kids costumes and other accessories, including setting hardware such as rivets, grommets, punching holes, attaching buttons and invisible zippers.
Speak Ukrainian, Russian, intermediate English
Dressmaker/Alterationist/Seamstress, 11/2011 to Current Freelancer – Bayonne, NJ
Perform of apparel, of men's and women's clothing, repair and alteration of garments of all types of fabrics and materials.
Re-construct garments to account for size change.
Work with a variety of materials, including specialty fabrics such as silk, lace, chiffon, wool. Work with leather, fur, knitted fabric, stretch fabric.
Operate sewing equipment, including single needle machines(light fabric, heavy duty), serger, cover+serger.
Alterationist/Seamstress/Dressmaker, 2007 to 2011 Freelancer – Odessa, Ukraine
Repair and alter men's and women's apparel.
Tailor seams in suits, dresses, jackets(leather,dawn also), coats(fur coats) and other garments to improve fit.
Custom tailoring of skirts, blouses, tunics, Christmas costumes, curtains, various covers and different home goods.
Continued sewing swimsuits and lingerie.
Operate sewing equipment, including industrial single needle machine, serger, flat-stitch machine.
Assist with providing customer service, taking measurements for alterations, perform fittings.
Work with a variety of materials. Properly finish all garments, inspect for client delivery. Maintain the quality as alterations are performed.
Designer of lingerie/pattern maker, 08/2003 Intimates – Odessa, Ukraine
Developed Intimate line for woman.
Created patterns, sewn first samples, grade in sizes.
Examined sample articles and design specifications to ascertain number, shape and size of pattern parts.
Searched and ordered fabrics, trims, supplies for lingeries.