Pattern Cutter

  • Upto £32,000 dependent on experience
  • Northfleet, Kent
  • The Pretty Dress Company

Job Overview:

The Pretty Dress Company is looking for an experienced part-time/free lance pattern cutter to join our friendly, dynamic design team.

We are a fast-moving design lead business, delivering genuine quality, value and on trend fashion to UK & International Clients. You will need to draw and cut out patterns (set of including master pattern) based on illustrations from our designer. You'll understand garment construction and possess a good eye for detail, shape and calculations.

Reporting To:

Head of Design and General Manager.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Drawing and cutting out patterns

Altering and shaping flat patterns

Checking the Gradings for specified ranges of garment sizes

Modify patterns from our existing pattern library

Work alongside our sample cutter to create sample clothes

Liase with our garment technicians

Assess first samples

Work out costings (first cost, re-cost and sealed costings.)

Ensure the pattern room is organised and tidy


Minimum of 5 years pattern cutting within a ladies fashion environment ideally.

Specific skills:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Working to deadlines to ensure samples are made on-time

Good technical drawing skills

A thorough understanding of garment construction

Possess a good eye for detail, shape and proportion

Good maths skills for measurements and calculations

Have a knowledge of various fabrics

Good team working skills

Excellent time management

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