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HIRING: Contract Sewist


Compensation: The average sewing contractor with Yellowcake makes between $1,000 and $3,000 a month with opportunities to earn more based on experience, ability, and rate of order completion. These numbers are based on production capacity and are highly individualized.

Job Description: Contract Sewist
Position Overview: Passionate about a career in sustainable fashion with a responsibly made clothing brand? Are you looking to build your own sewing business and work out of your own home? Welcome to Yellowcakeshop Clothing (YC)! A YC Sewing Independent Contractor is responsible for filling orders placed by the company to the high quality expected of a luxury fashion brand. They will be paid per piece at a wholesale rate to be determined by the contractor and approved by the company.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Understand the complexities of reading patterns and constructing garments
  • Keep detailed inventory of YC raw goods and patterns kept in your sewing studio
  • Work with the head designer and studio associate manager to complete minor alterations to patterns to allow for customizations
  • Fill orders at a rate agreed between you and the studio associate manager
  • Coordinate the transport of completed garments/raw goods inventory via a shipping company or courier
  • Can keep track of orders and write monthly invoices to bill the company
  • Ability to determine rate per garment

Qualifications - Required

  • 2 years industrial or production sewing experience
  • Cleveland-based candidates preferred.

Qualifications - Preferred

  • All requirements listed above
  • Knowledge of patternmaking
  • Local, living in or around the Cleveland area
  • Ability to adapt to communication systems that may change and evolve as the company grows
  • Education on style, textiles and fit.

Qualifications - Desired

  • All requirements listed above     
  • Bachelors in Fashion Design, Costume Design, Patternmaking, or equivalent work experience

Equipment Assistance

We provide access to necessary machinery for the role, with candidates having the option to repay interest-free on a mutually agreed-upon schedule.

Material Provision

We ensure all required materials for production are readily available, removing the burden of material sourcing from candidates.

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