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M
Mike
« Perfect! Nice teacher with lots of experience capable of teaching me exactly what I want to learn. »
$30/h
1st lesson is free!
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Lessons offered by Shirley
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
Taught subjects
  • Fashion Design
  • Sewing
  • Model Making
Levels
  • All Levels

Qualified and experience fashion design teacher. Taught sewing, pattern making and draping at College Lasalle, Montreal. Hold a diploma in men and women's wear.

Methodology

The services will be provided in a small personalized and well equipped setting.
Students will be giving the opportunity to learn the concepts of pattern making as well as draping and garment construction. The student will learn a bit of sketching with an aim of progressing into designing. They will also have the experience of using various types of machines. All equipment and materials will be provided.
I am very passionate and patient coach and my desire is to impart these feelings to others.

Background

I have over 30 years of hands on experience in the textile industry, I have had my own businesses overseas, designing, producing garments and soft furnishings. The last thirteen years, I have been in Montreal, within the garment industry. I have worked as a production manager, as well as costumer producer for the cirque de Soleil. Presently I am a teacher at college Lasalle, in pattern making, draping and sewing.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $25
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $20
Lessons offered by Shirley
Individual
The lessons will be held
at their home
Taught subjects
  • Fashion Design
  • Sewing
  • Model Making
Levels
  • All Levels

Shirley's Resume

Shirley Jaunai-Winter
Experienced fashion designer who has worked in the field for over 20 years, participated in fashion shows, designing and making of dresses and winter jackets. I have worked and taught in pattern making, sewing and production as well as upholstery. 467 1re Avenue
Verdun, Qc. H4G 2V6
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EXPERIENCE
La Salle College, Montréal — Fashion Design Teacher
JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
Teaching pattern making, draping and sewing classes to college students.
Atélier Dominique Dubé, Montréal — Pattern Maker
JUNE 2019 - PRESENT
Responsible for pattern making, samples and the production of costumes for Cirque du Soleil.
Éco Équitable, Ottawa — Production Manager
JUNE 2015 - JULY 2017
Supervising production, quality control, sewing, pattern making and teaching upholstery.
Chateau Westmount , Montréal — Nursing Aid
2009 - 2015
House of Bamboo, St. Lucia — Owner
2002 - 2007
Upholstery of hotel lobbies, headboards, sofas, lounges chairs utilizing leather and other fabrics. Also reupholstering of yatchs, restaurants and for homeowners.
EDUCATION
LaSalle Collège , Montréal — AEC Women's & Men’s Wear
2011 - 2015
Graduated with two degrees, in women and mens wear. Top achiever and performer in the core classes allowing me to land a job as a teacher a few years after graduating.


References, portfolio and samples are available on demand
SKILLS
Pattern Making, Draping
Sewing & Upholstery
Fit Technician
Manual Grading
Illustrator & Photoshop
Microsoft : Excel,Word.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Designed winter jackets from upcycled materials that was presented at a fashion show in Ottawa.
Succefully executed the patterns for the Cirque du Soleil’s first Christmas show performance.
Increased sales, production and quality of production for the company, Éco Equitable.
1st place fashion design competition in Saint Lucia.
LANGUAGES

Fluent English
Basic French

Reviews on Shirley
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M
Mike

Perfect! Nice teacher with lots of experience capable of teaching me exactly what I want to learn.

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