Jordan Norrington  
Fencepiece Road, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex


I am currently a student at Rose Bruford College completing the final year of my degree in Costume Production. Due to my previous studies in Business, Maths and Psychology, and my own personal experience and reading, aside from university, I feel I have good interpersonal skills and business capabilities. Previous employers have praised me for my timekeeping, organization and willingness to work.

Stitching and Fitting Assistant                                             September ‘15 – Jan '16
Jane Bourvis Vintage, Goldbourne Road, London                    
- Fitting, restoring and recreating vintage wedding gowns post and pre 1900.
Alterations Assistant                                                             September ‘11 – Ongoing
Michaels Tailoring Alteration and Design, Leyton, London               
-       Experience with working with professional sewing machines and over lockers.
-       Pattern cutting and construction of bespoke mens and womenswear garments
Stitching Assistant                                                                 September ‘15 and January ‘16
Sesay Bridalwear, Belsize Road, London                                               
Costume Assistant; The Bureau Of Lost Things                June ‘15 – June ‘15
Rose Bruford College and Theatre 503, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf                           
- Involved working with costumes within a non-theatre specific environment.
Dresser/ Assistant; Bridal Catwalk                                        May ‘15
- Arga & Arga, London Mayfair Wedding Fair                                         
Costume Assistant; The Low Road                                       March ‘15
Rose Bruford College, Stratford Circus Theatre                                      
-Included liaising with the designer to create an 18th century mens coat, for the show.
1 Day Goldwork Class                                                             November ‘14
Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace                             
- I worked with specialist Goldwork embroidery materials such as metal purl threads and learnt specific Goldwork sewing techniques such as cutwork and couching.
Bridalwear Course                                                                    September ‘14
London College of Fashion                                                                   
Dresser; Bridal Catwalk                                                            March ‘14
Best Dress 2 Impress                                                                                      
Millinery 1 Course                                                                     July ‘13
London college of Fashion                                                                                                       
- Included; Shaping straw and felt using millinery blocks and steamers and learning specific millinery sewing and decoration techniques.
Couture Sewing Techniques Course                                       July ‘13
London College of Fashion                                                                              


Rose Bruford College                                                                       June ‘16
BA Hons Costume Production
Caterham High School 6th Form                                                        September ‘11
5 A- Levels A to A* including Business and Economics and Maths
Caterham High School                                                                      September ‘09- ‘10
10 GCSES A to A* including English language and Literature and Maths


 Further Notable Skills
As well as sewing and pattern cutting I also have skills in the following areas;
Knitting, crochet, embroidery, millinery, dying and breaking down, felting, wig dressing, surface decoration, basic British Sign Language experience, basic music reading, first aid trained.
Furthermore I am a car owner and hold a valid UK Driving license. I am also 21 and hold a current EU passport.


Mr Michael Wood
Owner of No One Famous; Tailoring, Alteration and Design
258 High Road Leyton, London
E10 5PW, UK
+44 07588583800

Ms Christina Sesay
Owner of Sesay Bridalwear
203a Belsize Road, London
 NW6 4AA, UK
+44 02073282822

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