Heather Elizabeth Heyworth BA (Hons

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17 Rosafield Avenue Halesowen West Midlands B62 9BU heather.elizabeth@live.co.uk 0121 4214986 07919085500 th 15 January 1992

I am a driven and hardworking Fashion graduate of the University of West England looking to begin my career in the world of fashion. A devoted and enthusiastic person, I feel I’m reliable, responsible and I always work to high standards. I work well as a t eam member as I’m flexible within the workplace with the ability to adapt quickly to changing situations. I do not shy away from tasks alone and push myself to achieve the best of my ability.

Education
(2010-2013) University of West England BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design (2:1)

The Knitted Palace – AW14 Collection A collection inspired by The Alhambra Palace in Granada, using inspiration from motifs, forms and texture within the walls to produce knitted garments interlaced digitally printed cloth. Capsule Collection – AW13 Collection A collection inspired by Pan's Labyrinth, the darkest of the film set off a colour palette and patterns Fallen Forms - SS13 Collection A collection inspired by how jewellery falls on the body. The way each object would hang/lay on the human form gave me the muse towards each garment       Technical Skills      Industrial Sewing Garment Making – Pattern Cutting Printing – Screen Printing AVA Knitting – Hand and Machine     Knitwear and Pattern Calculation Digital Print Design Illustrator and Photoshop MS Office Professional Practice in Fashion and Textiles Developing Practice in Fashion and Textiles Contextual Studies for Fashion Fashion , Textiles and Communication Exploring Fashion and Textile practice Portfolio - www.heatherelizabethknitted.com

(2008-2010)   

Halesowen College BTEC Fashion/ Textile Design: DDD (Triple Distinction) NVQ Level 1 Health and Beauty History As Level Business Studies

Work Experience
Alice Lee- Knitwear Designer (2012) – Internship
      Producing Knitting Samples Accessories garments sewing leather into garments Collecting and delivering garments to clients across London Collecting materials for garments making – Several era’s across London Finishing of garments Packaging and labelling of finished garments.

London Fashion Week- Somerset Set House (2012) – Dresser
        Assisting the models with making fast clothing changes Organising hanging of garments / accessories Adjustments to the model's clothing before she/he steps onto the stage.

UWE Graduate Catwalk Show (2011 & 2012) - Dresser
Assisting the models with making fast clothing changes Organising hanging of garments / accessories Adjustments to the model's clothing before she/he steps onto the stage.

The Crescent Theatre (2010) – Internship
Customer Service and admin work Painting and decorating set/stages, assisting the costume departments including sewing garments.

Employment
Jacques Vert Group (2013 – Present)
      Customer Service, including greetings, advice and guidance on selection of customer needs. Visual mechanising, marketing and promotional events Individual daily targets set Processing deliveries – Replenishment/densities Till/refund transactions trained Keeping the department clean and tidy.

Next Retail (2012-2013) - Sales Assistant / Stockroom Assistant
    Customer Service, including greetings, advice, guidance on selection in store, Till/refund transactions trained Stock Control/Replenishment, delivery including tagging, hanging, away in stockroom and processing customer orders Keeping the store/departments clean and tidy.

Quivers Drinks (2011-2012) – Bartender
 Serving customers , meeting target’s and Handling Cash

Sandwell Council (2008-2011) – Lifeguard
 Supervising swimmers, preventing accidents, water rescue,first aid and health and safety

Interests
I am an outgoing person who loves meeting new people and experiencing different places and activities. In my spare time I enjoy being around my family and friends, going swimming, knitting and running. My biggest passion is fashion/knitwear and love learning about the industry.