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Alterations Seamstress - Los Angeles, CA

Prestigious Ready to Wear and Bridal Designer, Monique Lhuillier, is seeking an Alterations Seamstress who will be responsible for providing exemplary sewing expertise in-house at our Los Angles Atelier. This includes but not limited to: expectations related to fit, custom modifications, and re-sizing of garments.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of sewing experience in evening gowns or bridal alterations environment
  • Specialty in handling lace, beadwork, silks and tulle
  • Advanced technical skills (sewing, pattern, draping, construction)
  • Experience operating an industrial sewing machine and industrial pressing iron
  • Expert knowledge of garment construction/fit
  • Ability to maintain professional communication with colleagues
  • Ability to multitask projects and manage time in an 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:

  • Sew garments fitted and assigned by Alterations Manager in a timely manner
  • Handle all aspects of sewing: machine sewing, hand finishing, draping, cutting, bustling, pressing,
  • Accurately measure and mark garments according to Monique Lhuillier Alterations guideline
  • Responsible for starting and completing individually assigned projects
  • Follow and complete alterations instructions provided from an instructions card
  • Capable to customize such as downsizing or upsizing, creating sleeves, creating coverage, etc.

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