Alterations Seamstress - New York

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 New York Flagship Atelier on Madison Avenue. This includes but not limited to: expectations related to fit, custom modifications, and re-sizing of garments.


  • 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


  • 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.