Fashion Design
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: FIDM
Field of Study: Fashion Design


-Proficient machine sewing (Overlock, Industrial, Coverstitch, Flatlock), fine and couture hand sewing, draping, and flat patterning
-Adept with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Microsoft Office applications
-Professional technical and filled flats, trained by Nancy Riegelman in fashion illustrations; expert in prismacolor markers & pencils, graphite, ink, charcoal, and aqueous media
-Fine beading and hand embroidery techniques on garments and accessories

Abbey Glass – Design and Production Manager (November 2016-present)
-Collaborating with head designer to create/design each seasonal collection
-Creating and editing technical drawings, filled flats, and technical packets for all stages of production
-Generating and managing production schedule for multiple seasons simultaneously; keeping other departments on deadline for production
-Overseeing and performing all fit sessions and compiling comments for factories
-Sourcing all fabrics/trims for each collection, and organizing showroom fabric/trim libraries
-Communicating with foreign production factories and mills and handling logistics among all links in the production chain
-Analyzing and negotiating costs to produce each season; managing cut tickets
-Maintaining and entering inventory from receipt of goods to packaging for customers

CQuinn - Owner and Head Designer (Fall 2013 -Present)
-Designed and constructed custom bridal gowns, unique dresses, and accessories for clients
-Produced and sold a curated collection at Community Boutique in Athens, GA
-Winner of Runway to Street design competition; design was produced and sold online
-Participated and assisted in coordinating 3 fashion shows in Athens, GA

Sarvint Technologies Inc – Apparel Technician (April 2016-November 2016)
-Designed, patterned, and constructed athletic apparel with built in technology
-Trained employees in garment construction, created samples, generated and implemented new construction methods

Patti Stanger – Designer and Illustrator (November 2015-March 2016)
-Translated dictated designs into technical and hand illustrations using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and Prismacolor media

Flow by Tara Davis – Fashion Design Intern (September 2015-January 2016)
-Assisted designer in creation of Spring 2016 line from producing technical flats and illustrations, contacting suppliers and vendors, pattern making, and producing samples

House of Tammam – Couture Atelier Intern (Summer 2013)
-Utilized skills of patterning, couture hand-sewing & embroidery, lace appliqué, and embellishment on couture bridal and evening wear in London, UK

Dressmaker/Seamstress (Spring 2012 – June 2014)
-Altered and up-cycled vintage clothing for Community Boutique in Athens, GA
-Sewed handbags (with and without leather trimmings), and baby products for ------------

The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising: Los Angeles, CA (Spring 2015 – Spring 2016)
-AA Professional Designation Degree in Fashion Design with Honors
-Member of Fashion Design Premier Group

The University of Georgia: Athens, GA (Fall 2010 – December 2013)
-BS in Fashion Merchandising, emphasis in Product Development and Design
-Fashion Design Student Association Executive board member
-“A Night Amongst Stars” runway show participant and fan favorite winner

custom bridal gown