Author Archives: Sharon Elliott

Pattern development & toiling on the stand

Last week, I was invited to work onsite with a local Designer Samaira Ghani.  She designs and makes her own label here in Nottingham.  Her main work is bridal wear and special occasions, mainly for the Asian Market.  Beautifully made onsite in Edwalton, Nottingham.  I was very impressed how well she co-ordinated her team.  Each […]

Sleeve and Armhole – Pattern Re-work

original jacket

Recently, I had enquiry to re-work on their pattern to improve the fit and drape of the sleeve.  The sleeve and armhole are often a problem in the clothing industry.  I had been prepared for this assignment as it was not too long ago I had re-worked on a pattern for another client.  The jacket […]

Fitting service in London!

Last week, I was invited for a fitting in London for a well known English brand.  The company manufacture wet weather clothing for all the family, from sports to general wear. It was a very exciting day for all to review the collection and for me to finally meet the team. I was approached to […]

Size Specification – Freelance pattern cutting Services

how to measure

Do you need a size chart? This week we were asked from one of our customers to set up a size chart from one of their designs.  We talked them through their requirements asking for the key areas they needed to measure. We needed to know if the size chart is for the company or […]