·Completed a 9 month program in Leather accessory design/construction and pattern making using the same saddle stitch and finishing techniques of Hermes Atelier in Paris France.
10 years experience in the apparel/retail industry ·Product Design and Development experience in woven, sweaters, and cold weather accessories. ·Retail buyer for independent store. Categories included jewelry, gift, home, accessories, and baby.
Assist in the production of high end leather accessories from pattern making, preparing and cutting leather, hand saddle stitch, machine sewing, and leather finishing.
Assist in teaching evening classes for beginning pattern making, leather hand stitching and finishing techniques.
Completed a 9 month program in leather making from Amblard Atelier. Main areas of concentration were on pattern making, saddle stitch, machine sewing and finishing techniques all used for over 200 hundred years and passed on through the teaching and training from Hermes Atelier in Paris, France.
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