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Emily Gibbemeyer


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U n i v e r s i t y o f c i n c i n n at i 2 0 1 5 College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning D EANS L IST 3.9 Fashion Design White house | black market Women’s Trend and Concept Intern Responsible for observing and condensing trends into a weekly email sent to the entire design team. Collaborated daily with the entire Concept team to from collection directions for summer and fall deliveries. Required constant awareness and focus on the brand. A e r o p o s ta l e Women’s Color and Concept Intern Worked directly with the Color and Concept team to create the Women’s Holiday 2013 color and concept. Required attention to trends and a deep understanding of the company’s aesthetic and brand. Lands’ End Children’s Wear Design Intern Designed for both boys and girls in all categories. Created and altered flats and helped to prepare the Spring 13 Line Review and Line Freeze. Required knowledge of flat sketching and a relationship with prints and patterns. Artworks Senior Apprentice Responsible for designing and painting murals in the Cincinnati area and assisting younger apprentices to learn specific techniques and skills needed for each mural. Required attention to detail and exceptional verbal communication skills.


i n v o lv e m e n t

D ESI G N CO M P ETENCY Design experience in pattern drafting, fashion illustration, design construction, tailoring, and draping. Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign in Adobe CS5. Also well educated in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Experienced in Kaledo Print, Knit, and Weave. U n i v e r s i t y o f c i n c i n n at i Fashion Design Student Association, Alph Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Orientation Board, Streetscapes: A Street Painting Festival in Clifton, Relay for Life, Cincinnati Dance Marathon, Knitting for the Needy.

Ava i l a b i l i t y

S P RIN G Semester 2014 FA L L Semester 2014

Cincinnati, OH

Fort Myers, FL May 2013 - August 2013

New York City, NY September 2012 - December 2012

Dodgeville, WI March 2012 - June 2012

Cincinnati, OH June 2009 - July 2012

RE L EVANT CO U RSEWORK Sewing and Pattern Making Textiles Trend Forecasting Tailoring Fashion Illustration Draping Kaledo



Using the Kaledo print, knit and weave programs, I created a collection of my own patterns. The recurring theme in my design process is the loneliness and unexplored depths of the ocean. In order to create that feeling in my designs I used many dark, brooding shades, but give a hint of color to show the enlightenment that can come from the calm of the water.



This blouse features a back closure collar, cuffs with button closures, princess seams, and a hand beaded pearl collar. It is made of 100% cotton material for the underlay and 100% nylon material for the overlay. The goal of this project was to create a blouse using our own sloper pattern.



This pair of pants features a back yoke, a fly zipper, angled front pockets with a contrasting interior, and back patch pockets. It is made of 100% cotton denim material. The goal of this project was to create a pair of pants using our own pattern. I altered my sloper pattern to make flared pants with a front crease.



The materials used were a tablecloth and an oversized shirt from St. Vincent De-Paul. The goal of this assignment was to find products at St. Vincent DePaul and refashion them into a design of our choosing. Frankie Lymon’s song Little Bitty Pretty One, covered in 1958, inspired me to make a fifties style dirndl and a front tie midrif shirt.



The small girl’s dress features a back button closure, a floral patterned yoke, and an eyelet body with a scalloped hem. The big girl’s dress features a center back zipper, an eyelet body, and a drop waist with a floral pattern ruffled bottom. Both are made of 100% cotton, eyelet and printed. Designed to be fun Spring dresses for young girls.




Emily Gibbemeyer Portfolio 2013