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Steven R.

Lehighton, PA

$30/hour

Technical Apparel Designer/Pattern Maker

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$30/Hour


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Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science
MBA

Education

Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (MBA)

About Steven

I have over 42 years of sewing experience, having been raised in an apparel environment all my life. My family had been involved in the apparel business as a sewing contractor and as a dress store owner. I started to sew as a young boy, spending time at the factory and the store. While at college, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, majoring in Apparel Management I had the chance to teach sewing at the high school lever while I was in my senior year.

I went on to work with some of the best apparel companies in the business,(John Logan, Country Miss, Russ Togs, Burberry). All along increasing my apparel talents in design, pattern making, production and quality control.

My biggest achievement was running a design and sample room with 6 sewing sample makers. I have instructed sewing in various fields from men's and women's wear, to upholstery, awnings, Longaberger basket linings, home furnishings.
I have over 42 years of sewing experience, having been raised in an apparel environment all my life. My family had been involved in the apparel business as a sewing contractor and as a dress store owner. I started to sew as a young boy, spending time at the factory and the store. While at college, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Lehighton, PA 18235
In-person lessons
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Sewing

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Sewing

I have a sample room in my house with all industrial machines (Single Needle, Merrow, Lewis Blind Hemmer, Reece Buttonholer). I have made patterns and sewn the following items: women's sportswear and dresses, Longaberger Basket Liners, Slip Covers, Chair Pads, Drapery, Home Furnishings, Purse Patterns, and Men’s Tailored Suits. I have worked at Ross Upholstery and Burberry Inc. as a Technical Designer/Pattern Maker.

Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science
MBA

Education

Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (MBA)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Travel policy

Steven will travel within 35 miles of Lehighton, PA 18235.