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Studio Work Placement

Listing ID: 1139338

Studio Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: 1st Fashion
Location: Tottenham Hale, North London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 2 weeks - 12 months
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Specified Hours: 9am - 5pm
Compensation: Uncompensated (No Allowance / Expenses)
Reporting To: Director
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 2 days
About: Fashion Consultancy London provides various services to enable you to make your own fashion brand. We provide design, pattern cutting, fabric/trims sourcing, product development, production management and quality control services.

From the design phase through to the packaging of your garments. We provide project management solutions from start to finish for your collection. This service is suitable for start up brands through to existing brands at any level.

At Fashion Consultancy London, we work with highly experienced manufactures and suppliers in the industry. We have a range of contacts that are reliable, offering an extensive range of knowledge. Specialising in different garment types - consistently providing high quality garments at competitive prices by your set deadline.

We can manufacture your garments here in our own in-house factory and abroad, with very low minimums available to you, it's a great place to start for start ups.

Fashion Consultancy London are offering a Student Studio Work Placement, this work placement is for students undertaking their industry work placement who would like to improve their pattern cutting skills and expand their general fashion knowledge. Our clients includes various London Fashion Week designers, celebrities, high end boutiques, Luxury brands niche brands and start ups. This work placement will be valuable to a student who wants to see how a pattern cutting/ sample studio operates. We give you an in-depth opportunity to see exactly what happens at each stage from garment development through to the finish garment at production. 

During your work placement, you will have the opportunity to work on:

  • womenswear
  • menswear
  • childrenswear
  • lingerie
  • swimwear
  • sportswear

What you will be doing:

  • Making pattern amendments
  • Making blocks
  • Toiling patterns 
  • Cutting your patterns on to fabric to be toiled
  • Toiling your patterns after doing a initial pattern from scratch
  • Copying patterns
  • Grading patterns that will be going into production
  • Help with the general studio duties

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • Manipulate blocks to make patterns
  • Drape on the stand – then make a pattern from the drape you’ve created
  • How to cut fabric correctly in various types of fabrics as well adding fusing to relevant pattern pieces
  • How to grade manually and learn how there are different grade rules depending on the garment
  • How to amend patterns after a garment fitting
  • Improve your sewing skills - as you will be sewing on different fabric weights and fabric types
  • Learn how a fashion studio operates
  • Improve your sewing skills – constructing a garment 
  • Improve your knowledge of fabrics and what is the best suitable fabric for the particular style you are creating
  • How to grade patterns manually
  • Pattern seal - ensure patterns are accurately labelled and ready for production
  • Pattern differences between woven and stretch garments

Applicant requirements:

  • Enthusiastic attitude
  • Organised 
  • Student level understanding of general garment construction
  • Able to sew toiles - use industrial straight stitch machine
  • Student level pattern knowledge
  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn new approaches
  • Current fashion student undertaking their industry work placement
  • pays attention to details 


Please attach your CV and cover letter to your application. 

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Applicant Requirements

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