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STITCHERS/COSTUME ASSISTANTS

JOB DESCRIPTION
Assist the costume designer in creating custom costume pieces for our productions either from scratch or by altering existing garments.

TIME COMMITMENT
Summer season stitchers and costume assistants should have the ability to donate time between May 23 – June 17. We prefer to schedule in 2 hour shifts. You may work as many or as few shifts as you desire.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Machine sewing (straight lines, basic familiarity & previous use)
  • Hand sewing (able to sew snaps, closures, and buttons, knows hand stitches for hems)

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Dyeing (use of RIT dye)
  • Painting (able to replicate patterns, use of stencils)
  • Cutting (knowledge of how to use commercial patterns, knows what grain lines are & how to set the fabric appropriately)
  • Experience making hats and adding décor
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