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Casey Crespo

I graduated in 2007 from UNCG with a degree in Consumer Apparel and Retail Studies, with a concentration in Design. I have to keep the creativity flowing in my life or else I am just not happy. With 10 years of sewing experience, my outlet is the design and creation of clothing as well as costumes.

Profile Summary:
Freelance Fashion Designer Carolina Beach, NC
Cutter / Draper / Seamstress Carolina Beach, NC
More About Me
I love vintage clothing and jewelry. I'm also very inspired by art and new and interesting music. Sewing is of course my #1 hobby, but I also like to surf.
Work Experience:
IATSE Local 491:
Member since 04/08 – Seamstress

Style Source, Inc: Wilmington, NC
04/2008-06/2008 (Currently on leave of absence due to slow business) – Patternmaker/Technical Design Assistant
Primary Responsibilities:
• Working on the computer program Tuka Design to create, alter, and grade patterns; also on Tuka Marker to create markers in preparation for cutting.
• Preparing spec sheets, cost sheets, drawing flats, checking production samples.
• Assisting in the sourcing of findings and trim.

IATSE Local 594: Greensboro, NC
2006-Present (Member since 02/08) – Seamstress, Wardrobe Assistant, Stage Hand
Primary Responsibilities:
• Repairing or altering costumes prior to shows
• Preparing wardrobe (doing laundry, steaming, ironing) for shows as well as assisting with costume changes and quick changes during shows
• Setting up and tearing down lighting, sound, video, backline, etc. for large scale concerts as well as musicals and plays

Cielcee: Greensboro, NC
2003-Present–Sole Owner
• Responsible for implementing marketing strategy, sourcing customer base, and all marketing and production functions for the design and manufacture (including all draping, pattern drafting, and construction) of a private label clothing line for upscale, trendy boutiques and private clients.
• Subcontractor to Principal Costume Company. Design and construct dance costumes for the Wilmington Ballet Company, as well as for the UNCG Dance Department.
• Assist Triad Stage Theater’s costume team with overflow work in their costume shop, including trim and fit issues and costume construction.
• Service an established client base with a wide variety of sewing and design services including alterations, custom clothing, costumes, and small to large scale interior decorating and upholstery projects.

Joann Fabrics:
2003-2005–Sales Associate
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies, with a Concentration in Design. Spring 2007 GPA 3.492
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Casey Crespo is located in Carolina Beach, NC and has the following skills: Freelance Fashion Designer, Cutter / Draper / Seamstress
Movies / Film, Art / Creative
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Freelance Fashion Designer

Category: Art / Creative
I make personalized, one-of-a-kind pieces of clothing for whoever wants it.
Relevant Education / Credentials
4 year degree from UNCG in Fashion Design
Years Experience: 4

Cutter / Draper / Seamstress

Category: Movies / Film
Give me a design, and I can probably make it.
Relevant Education / Credentials
4 year degree from UNCG in Fashion Design. I am a member of IATSE and have worked as a seamstress on several calls. I have also worked in a costume shop as a seamstress, and done work for dance companies.
Years Experience: 3