Couture Seamstress

Recruiter
Odilia
Location
London W2 (Westbourne Green)
Salary
Up to £5,000 per delivery of 9 pieces collection + bonus and benefits
Posted
21 Nov 2021
Closes
21 Dec 2021
Ref
OD-CoutureSeamstress
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Couture Lingerie Seamstress | URGENT HIRE

Full-time, contract-based job for lingerie label launching in Paris Fashion Week Spring 2022 (2-months contract to delivery the first collection, review for renewal in January for second collection)

On-site in our London W2 studio.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with Designer, Studio Manager and Pattern Cutter to deliver couture-quality design samples for our first collection
  • Work on all types of designs in a 12 pieces collection (incl. corsets, slip dresses)
  • Work from design sketch or factory breakdown achieving accurate fit and sewing to specified measurements and quality standards and liaise with design for pattern and construction changes

Experiences

  • MUST have a clear understanding of couture and relevant background
  • MUST be experienced in working with fine silk and other delicate fabrics
  • MUST be experienced in luxury finishings, and worked on unconventional garments
  • Preferably worked as a seamstress at Vivienne Westwood or Alexander McQueen (especially pre-2009) or any other luxury house that has a reputation of high craftsmanship
  • Lingerie background is preferred but not required

 

Interested candidate please email CV & Portfolio to contact@storyofodilia.com

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