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Pattern Cutting and Sewing Work Placement

Listing ID: 751047

Pattern Cutting and Sewing Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Hermione de Paula
Location: Shoreditch , East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 1-12 months
Hours: Varied
Compensation: Uncompensated (No Allowance / Expenses)
Twitter Handle: @HermionedePaula
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 6 days 8 hours
About: Hermione de Paula embodies a world where the exotic meets the traditional English country garden. Romantic surrealist prints and a look-closer approach to detail underpin her design philosophy, be it through one of her now classic kimono robes or couture embroidered gowns. There is always a sense of the bespoke, the hand-drawn, English craftsmanship. The designer celebrates the flora and fauna of the landscape around us: secret messages combine with flowers in disguise and paradisiacal prints for you to find. She made her debut at London Fashion Week in 2009 and has since gone on to expand the brand into multiple lifestyle categories with a renewed focus on bespoke bridal.

Hermione de Paula has an exciting opportunity for students who require a Work Placement Internship as part of their degree to undertake an internship within a couture and luxury womenswear brand.
 
The role will include learning and refining various pattern drafting and cutting techniques. Working with/cutting specialized fabrics and machine and hand sewing techniques.
 
Hermione de Paula is a small and intimate team of which we recommend a placement of a minimum of three months to maximize your experience with us and became a part of the HdeP family. That said we are always able to accommodate other durations of the student’s required placement and hours depending on if they require a full or part time placement.
 
Skills and Requirements include the following:

  • Studying Fashion Design and/or specializing in pattern cutting
  • Basic pattern cutting, fabric cutting, machine and hand sewing skills
  • Basic Adobe photoshop and illustrator skills
  • A keen enthusiasm to learn
  • An eagerness to work within a team 

What you will learn during your placement:

  • Design process, from hand drawings to pattern drafting and pattern cutting
  • Assist in fittings and pattern alteration
  • Preparing patterns for grading and production
  • Working with a variety of different fabrics and materials
  • Fabric cutting and garment construction
  • Creating technical specs and tech packs
  • How to work within a small team
  • How the label runs on a day to day business 

If the above placement appeals to you please send the following via the fashion workie form:

  • CV
  • Examples of your work if you have any
  • Your availability including start and finish dates
  • Your current skills and what you would like to learn/departments within the company you are most interested in during your time with us 

Please note that we are only able to offer this placement to students if it is required as part of the education.

Application:

Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.


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Student level pattern cutting skills. *

I am undertaking a Work Placement as part my Degree. *

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