Helen is highly skilled, with over 24 years’ industrial experience and knowledge in computer aided manufacture and manual pattern cutting skills. She has 16 years of delivering Gerber training (Accumark 8.5.1) to BA (Hons) students in fashion at the University for the Creative Arts, Rochester.
Helen's key specialisms include pattern development, grading, digitizing, marker making, costings, measurement specs, 1st patterns and production patterns, all to a high industrial standard.
She is computer literate in Illustrator, Microsoft Office (ECDL qualification) AutoCAD, premier ro. Digital textile printing using Mimaki printers.
Helen is a pattern cutter/technologist in the fashion industry in ladies separates, men’s and women’s leisurewear, swimwear, children’s wear, babywear, bespoke men’s and women’s shirts.
Helen studied her Fashion Design diploma and HND at UCA (formally Medway College of Design).