New York based designer, tailor and project manager with the ability to lead apparel development from ideation to completion of production.  Broad knowledge of textiles, fine craft, and garment history.  Expert tailor and patternmaker.  Proactively takes on responsibility, while remaining adaptable, flexible and open.  Collaborative commuicator who values the voices of the team.  Committed to supporting human rights, positive social impact, and ethical practices in all stages of the garment life cycle.  


Garment Construction, Patternmaking and Adjustments, Managing Fit Sessions and Analysis, Sample Sewing and Mockups, Alterations and Garment Repair, Abobe Certified Associate in: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.  Proficient in the following: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CLO 3D, Gerber Accumark, Technical Design/ Sketching, Tech Pack Building and Managing


Wing + Weft Gloves, New York NY                     2021 – Present


Leather glove maker catering to fashion and theater with clients including Alexander Wang and Thom Browne.

    • Assists fabric sourcing based on design needs, market trends and company ethos
    • Advises in development of garment and textile reuse projects

Fermata Designs, New York NY                              2010 – Present


Custom bridal fashion redesign, with a focus on ethics and sustainability.

    • Has given second-life use to dozens of wedding gowns through redesign and tailoring
    • Manages work priorites while maintaining multiple concurrent deadlines
    • Communicates with clients to develop design and create production schedule
    • Carries out design process from conception through production, including inital concept research, design sketches, patterning, fabric and trim sourcing, garment construction, fitting and finishing
    • Manages finances including product costing, purchase orders, billing and payroll

Vandale Industries, New York NY                                     2022


Women’s Intimates and Sleepwear manufacturer for brands including Lucky, Steve Madden, and Izod

    • Created tech packs and initial specs in Excel for samping and costing 
    • Fit samples (missy and plus) on live models, communicates changes and corrections to overseas and domestic suppliers, including direction on pattern corrections
    • Reviewed and approved pre-production samples, confirmed measurements, trims and construction
    • Organized and maintained sample library

New York City Ballet, New York NY                                   2009 – 2019


A ballet company founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein.

    • Conducted fittings, including pinning garments and demonstrating how corrections will create desired look
    • Resolved fit issues and suggested adjustments as necessary
    • Provided feedback on alterations and repair to improve garment performance
    • Carried out alterations to men’s ballet costumes for performance
    • Advised on fabric selection to maintain design style and enhance longevity of garment
    • Maintained and repaired damaged costumes including knits and wovens, trims, hardware and accessories


Nearly 20 years experience of theatrical design and production including design and realization of costumes for over a dozen regional theater, dance and opera performances.  Extensive experience in production and maintenance of costumes for Broadway prodcutions, including Chicago the Musical, Aladdin, MIss Saigon and Doctor Zhivago.  Most recently, lead tailor on KPop Broadway. 

Additional professional experience upon request.


London College of Fashion           London, UK

E4FT (Education for Fashion Tech)   London, UK

The New School, Parsons School of Design   New York, NY

Pratt Institute of Technology          New York, NY

Fashion Institute of Technology    New York, NY

The Royal School of Needlework   East Molesey, UK

Carnegie Mellon University            Pittsburgh, PA

Master of Arts                            Sustainable Fashion 

Certificate                                  Fashion Technology

Associate of Applied Science  Fashion Marketing

Certificate                                Design Entrepreneur

Certificate                                Sustainable Design Entrepreneur

Certificate                              Technical Hand Embroidery

Bachelor of Fine Arts            Drama, Costume Design