seamstress resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Customer Service
  • Relationship Building
  • Problem Resolution
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Active Listening
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Microsoft Office
  • Data Management
  • People Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Organizational Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Team Management
  • Basic Math
Education and Training
Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY Expected in : Fashion Design - GPA :
Parsons School of Design New York, NY, Expected in : Fashion Design & Business - GPA :
Marshfield Clinic - Seamstress
Minocqua, WI, 02/2022 - Current
  • Read and interpreted work order to uphold specific guidelines and produce high-quality pieces.
  • Repaired or replaced pockets, zippers, snaps, buttons and lining with sewing machines and hand stitching.
  • Measured garments and assessed clothing on customers to determine proper fitting and necessary alterations.
  • Maintained inventory of sewing supplies and informed manager when supplies fell below acceptable volumes.
  • Pinned altering folds or marked cloth at seam to indicate alterations in progress.
  • Altered bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and special occasion dresses under tight deadlines.
  • Examined sketches, sample articles and design specifications to ascertain number, shape and size of pattern parts.
  • Placed thread spools on spindles, inserted bobbins and threaded ends through machine guides.
  • Matched cloth pieces in correct sequences prior to sewing and verified correct dye lots and patterns.
  • Checked fabric for markings and pins to sew together correctly.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Pressed, steamed and hung items to prepare alterations for pick-up.
  • Sewed outfits using serger, double needle and walking foot machines.
Bare Escentuals Beauty, Inc. - Boutique Manager
Sterling, VA, 08/2001 - 02/2002
  • Designed and constructed visually appealing displays to attract additional customers.
  • Cultivated loyal customer base by providing excellent customer service.
  • Responded to customer service issues and worked with parties to effectively communicate and resolve.
  • Advised customers on style and trends.
  • Scheduled employee work shifts and communicated about sick days and vacation .
  • Managed daily operations of boutique store with $[Amount] in annual sales.
Basis.Ed - Facilities Assistant
Baton Rouge, LA, 03/1998 - 12/2001
  • Processed work orders, generated invoices for payment of vendors, serviced as liason between Facilities Director and Accounts Payable Director.
  • Coordinated resources and delegated assignments to maintain efficient building operations.
  • Managed system work orders by distributing assignments and closing out completed work after walk-throughs.
  • Directed emergency response to serious building issues to contain problems, control damages and develop corrective plans.
  • Called in equipment repair services and maintained office supplies by ordering new inventory.
New School For Social Research - Special Programs Assistant
City, STATE, 02/1992 - 12/1995
  • Managed physical and digital files, monitored spreadsheets and updated reports to coordinate project materials.
  • Prepared and prioritized calendars and correspondence.
  • Scheduled appointments, meetings and events for management staff.
  • Organized both physical and digital files and updated reports to coordinate project materials.
  • Provided secretarial and office management support while building cooperative working relationships.
  • Answered phone calls and emails to provide information, resulting in effective business correspondence.
  • Inventoried and ordered supplies for office.
  • Utilized editing programs to proofread content for typo-free emails, memos and documentation.
  • Coordinated appointments, meetings and conferences.
  • Greeted visitors or callers to handle questions or direct to appropriate staff.
  • Received and routed incoming calls and correspondence to promote timely communication.
  • Answered and routed telephone calls and took messages.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service through direct communication with clients and team members.
  • Managed incoming and outgoing mail, filing and meeting coordination.
  • Met incoming guests and clients, offering immediate assistance.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for managers or supervisors.
  • Maintained appointment and event calendars for executives and department heads.
  • Prepared correspondence, reports and other documents in final formats with correct punctuation, capitalization, grammar and spelling.
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters and other forms of communication.
  • Scheduled appointments and events and coordinated venue space and catering services.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Parsons School of Design

Job Titles Held:

  • Seamstress
  • Boutique Manager
  • Facilities Assistant
  • Special Programs Assistant


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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