Couture Patternmaker-seamstress

Amsterdam (Stad), Noord-Holland (NL)
23 Aug 2021
23 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Career opportunity: Couture Pattern maker/seamstress (fulltime)

At Iris van Herpen we are looking for an enthusiastic Couture Pattern maker/seamstress. This is a full-time position based in Amsterdam.

The activities are:
• Making creative and traditional/tailored patterns 

Attending fittings and translation to patterns

Using Adobe Illustrator for pattern making

Performing refined high-quality sewing machine-stitching of delicate (silk) fabrics in complex designs
• Sewing machine stitching mainly, handwork on the side
• Coaching of the team

The ideal candidate:
• Minimum of three years seamstress work experience within a Couture (or bridal atelier)  

Excellent pattern making skills

Experience with drawing and and work with Adobe Illustrator is desired

Experience with made to measure fitting and a good eye to achieve the perfect fit for each client

• Excellent stitching quality - hand and machine
• Pattern knowledge
• Fluent in English
• Perfectionism and a good eye for detail & constant quality control
• Flexible, team spirit, stress-resistant, and passion for the art of fashion

Applying is only possible for EU passport holders (unfortunately excluding UK passport holders).

If you are interested in applying for this job, please send your CV, motivation letter and portfolio to