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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
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.