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Alterations Head Seamstress/Bridal Fitter- Los Angeles

Prestigious Ready to Wear and Bridal Designer, Monique Lhuillier, is seeking a Head Seamstress/Bridal Fitter for the Alterations Atelier.  This role will provide each customer with the best possible service and quality of work.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of experience in luxury or bridal alterations environment
  • Advanced Technical Skills (Pattern, draping, construction)
  • Ability to maintain professional communication with coworkers and clients
  • Expert knowledge of garment construction/fit
  • A passion for the Art of Alterations
  • Experience operating an industrial sewing machine
  • Ability to be flexible, work on multiple projects, manages time in an efficient way in a team environment
  • Availability to work 8+ hour days and be available on nights and weekends in a fast paced environment based on business needs


KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Perform and complete alterations according to Monique Lhuillier Alteration guidelines and service standards
  • Determine the required alterations needed to achieve the desired fit for Bridal and RTW garments
  • Accurately measure and mark garments needing to be altered using the fit methods of Monique Lhuillier
  • Machine work, hand sewing, steaming, pressing, spot cleaning and finishing merchandise
  • Record all required alteration instructions and oversee work performed by assigned sewers
  • Ensure customers receive a superior fitting experience and receive high-quality alterations within the stated time frame.
  • Assign and communicate the work needed on garments to other team members to ensure quality and that accuracy is maintained


If chosen to interview, you will be required to perform a fitting and pass a sewing test.

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Size Guide
READY TO WEAR COLLECTION SIZE CHART
US 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18
UK 4 6 6-8 8-10 12 14 16 18 20 22
ITALY 30 40 40-42 42-44 44 46 48 50 52 54
FRANCE 34 36 36-38 38-40 40 42 44 46 48 50
JAPAN 5 7 7-9 9-11 11 13 15 17 19 21
BUST 32.5"
33.5"
34.5"
35.5"
36.5"
37.5"
39"
40.5"
42"
43.5"
U BUST
25.5"
26.5"
27.5"
28.5"
29.5"
30.5"
32"
33.5"
35"
37"
WAIST
24"
25"
26"
27"
28"
29"
30.5"
32"
33.5"
35"
HIPS
35"
36"
37"
38"
39"
40"
41.5"
43"
44.5"
46"
SHOE SIZE CHART
US 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11
ITALY 35 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5 41
UK 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8
FRANCE 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5 41 41.5 42
ML MONIQUE LHUILLIER SIZE CHART
US 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16
BUST 32.5" 33.5" 34.5" 35.5" 36.5" 38" 39.5" 41" 43"
WAIST 25" 26" 27" 28" 29" 30.5" 32" 33.5" 33.5"
HIP 35" 36" 37" 38" 39" 40.5" 42" 43.5" 45.5"
MONIQUE LHUILLIER X HANKY PANKY SIZE CHART
EXTRA SMALL SMALL MEDIUM LARGE
PANT SIZE 0 - 2 4 - 6 8 - 10 12 - 14
BUST 32" - 33" 34" - 35" 36" - 37" 38" - 40"
WAIST 24" - 25" 26" - 27" 28" - 29" 30" - 33"
HIPS 34" - 35" 36" - 37" 38" - 39" 40" - 43"
 
TRIANGLE BRALETTES EXTRA SMALL SMALL MEDIUM LARGE
BRA SIZE EQUIVALENT 32 A/B 34 A/B 36 A/B 38 A/B
SOFT BRAS EXTRA SMALL SMALL MEDIUM LARGE
BRA SIZE EQUIVALENT 30 A/B - 32 A 32 B/C - 34 A/C 34 C - 36 A/B 36 C - 38 A/B


* PLEASE NOTE THAT ML MONIQUE LHUILLIER IS OUR CONTEMPOARY COLLECTION. SIZING DOES VARY FROM OUR SIGNATURE READY TO WEAR COLLECTION.

* PLEASE NOTE THAT CONVERSIONS ARE APPROXIMATIONS