SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS

SEAMSTRESS/PATTERN MAKER

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

MOS

ACCUMARK/MODARIS

V-STITCHER CERTIFIED

SALES

CUSTOMER SERVICE

SPEC. AUDITING

FUNDRAISING

FABRIC TESTING

PUBLIC SPEAKING

BRIDAL ALTERATIONS

 

WORK HISTORY

 

BRIDAL ALTERATIONIST/DESIGNER

SIMPLY STUNNING BY DIVAS |JULY 2020 - PRESENT|

  • Alter bridal gowns, mother of the bride gowns, and bridesmaid gowns

  • Day to day sales appointments

  • Custom design pieces including masks, shawls, ponchos, overskirts, veils, etc.

  • Bespoke wedding gowns coming soon

PATTERN MAKER

VF CORPORATION (SEPTEMBER 2018 - SEPTEMBER 2019)

  • Assist the lead Pattern Maker in designing  patterns in V-stitcher, illustrator, photoshop, and Lota

  • Actively engage in garment Fit Sessions for Wrangler, Lee, Riders, Walmart, etc. 

  • Evaluate garment fit blocks

  • Fabric testing (FAB and FTK)

  • Inputing new fabric testing data into VF database

  • Co-lead garment fit presentations

  • Assist Designers with sketches for new lines

  • Deliver presentations for new clothing lines to board members

  • Digitizing 2D patterns into Accumark

  • Importing Accumark patterns into V-Stitcher

  • Adjusting fit for garment sin  VStitcher

CLUB PRESIDENT

THREADS (AUGUST 2018 - PRESENT)

  • Hosting fashion shows to showcase members'/students' work

  • Contracting lighting, drapery and DJ companies

  • Reserving event spaces including the Marriott Hotel Downtown Greensboro and the W on Elm Downtown Greensboro

  • Hosting successful fashion shows both for profit and non profit

  • Delegating officers and club members

  • Organizing model, usher, and advertising committees for fashion shows

  • Organizing silent auctions

Fashion Design Models

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

SCHOLARSHIPS/SCHOOL AWARDS

  • UNCG - Spartan of Promise Award |2020|

  • Dewey A. Houston Scholarship, Trinity Reformed UCC |2014-20|

  • Rockwood UMC Scholarship Fund |2014-20|

  • Shawn Caldwell Scholarship, Corinth Reformed Church |2015-2019|

  • Joan W. Greason Scholarship, UNCG |2017-19|

  • Margaret Wilkes CARS Senior Award |2018-20|

  • Betsey Ryder Shelley Scholarship |2018-19|

  • UNCG - Excellence in Leadership Award, UNCG |2019|

  • Mary Bunn Field Scholarship, UNCG |2017-18|

  • Happy DuBose "Kenan" Gray Scholarship, UNCG |2017-18|

  • Emerging Leader Scholarship, CVCC |2014-16|

FASHION AWARDS

  • International Textile Association  (ITAA) - Designer |2020|

  • Twin City Fashion Week - Star Designer |2019|

  • Mood Fabrics Competition Winner |2019|

  • Runway to Street Design Competition Winner |2019|

  • Best Use of Materials Award, UNCG Fashion Show |2017, 2019|

  • Most Creative Use of Materials Award, UNCG Fashion Show |2018|

  • Best Overall Student Design, Big Hair Ball Fashion Show |2018|

  • Best Brand Student Design, Big Hair Ball Fashion Show |2018|

POSITIONS HELD

  • Threads - President |2018-20|

  • UNCG - Student Ambassador |2018-20|

  • UNCG - Presidents Club |2018-20|

  • UNCG - National Millennial Community Representative |2018-20|

  • Threads - Fundraising Coordinator |2018|

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EDUCATION

2014-2020

 

BACHELORS OF SCIENCE

MAJOR: CONSUMER, APPAREL, AND RETAIL STUDIES - APPAREL DESIGN

BACHELORS OF SCIENCE

MINOR IN STUDIO ART - PAINTING

ASSOCIATES IN ARTS

CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (CVCC) 2014 - 2016

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