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Seamstress & Dress Maker

Listing ID: 1175277

Seamstress & Dress Maker

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Pearl Lowe
Location: Somerset, South West, UK
Hours: Part Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Specified Hours: 2 - 3 days per week depending on availability
Reference Number: 100025
Salary: £15 - £25 per hour depending on garment
Reporting To: Director
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 5 days 9 hours
About: We make vintage inspired dresses and accessories.

A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a professional Seamstress & Dress Maker to join our team, working for a well-known bespoke fashion label in Somerset. 

Responsibilities:

  • To make vintage 1930s/1940s inspired dresses and accessories from ready-made patterns using silk or viscose fabric. 
  • We offer customers a selection of different styles in different fabrics and sizes, and it would be your job to make the garment according to their order. 
  • Graded patterns are provided but occasionally you will need to adjust the dress size according to the customers measurements. 
  • You could work flexibly from home (but you have the option to work in-house) 
  • We would ask that each garment could be made within 2-4 days of making the order. Usually dresses take around 4 hours to make. 
  • There's the opportunity to make 1-6 dresses per week depending on your availability 
  • We pay a fixed amount per item, at a competitive rate. This can vary depending on the complexity of the design. 

Candidate requirements: 

  • Must have proven long-term experience 
  • Should be able to complete high-quality made-to-measure garments 
  • Should be based in the West Country (preferably the Wiltshire/Somerset) 
  • Must be comfortable working with fine materials (such as silk and velvet) 

Application Form

Applicant Requirements

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Based in the West Country. *

Experience making garments from dress patterns. *

Can make made to measure garments. *

Can work with fine materials such as silk and velvet. *

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