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Head Seamstress

The Head Seamstress, using the sketches and technical specifications of the designer, which he/she then interprets, creates a prototype. In order to produce the muslin, he/she drafts the pattern that will be used.


  • He/She is responsible for developing the muslin and perfecting the prototypes for fittings
  • He/She assigns the pattern-makers and seasmtresses to each of the patters and muslins to be made
  • In Haute-Couture, he/she measures the client’s body to create a model that is true to their measurements, and then makes a personalized version of the garment


  • Mastery of sewing techniques, pattern-making and design techniques
  • Mastery of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Pattern-Drafting (CAP) software
  • Keen ability to interpret the designs of others
  • Strong managerial skills
  • Autonomous and detail oriented
  • Precise, organized, patient and persistant
  • Handles stress well

Average Annual Salary:

20K – 50K


Designer : Damien Conçalvez

Initial program

“Fashion Designer” Undergraduate Program

State accredited diploma with Level 6 registration under the National Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

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