Desrosiers - Sewing - Ajax, ON, Canada

Mary Desrosiers

Ajax, ON, Canada




5yrs+ experience sewing theater costumes, garments and home accessories. Able to operate a variety of domestic and industrial sewing machines. As well as sew and embroider by hand.

Work History



April 2012 - April 2012

- Teaching adults and teenagers specific garment construction skills
- Teaching adult and teenagers how to operate a variety of domestic machines
- Operating cash register
- Closing store
- Assisting in planning of class schedule

Studio Monitor


September 2011 - April 2012

Sales Associate

Oakville Sewing Center

April 2011 - April 2012

- Organize fabrics and notions
- Restock threads and notions
- Operate cash register
- Sewing machine and fabric sales
- Assist customers in choosing fabric for projects
- Cut fabric for customers and precut Fat Quarters for store


Brier Run

October 2011 - October 2011

- Assisting owner in studio and store to gain experience
- Learning about Alpaca care and different specialty fibers
- Processing Alpaca and Wool fibers
- Operating Mini Mill Machines
- Attending London and Strathroy guild meetings

Creative Supervisor

Canada's Wonderland

March 2009 - November 2010

- Report to Entertainment Department Manager regarding design approval, budget, etc
- Work with Entertainment Supervisors to ensure smooth operation of all programs
- Maintain show quality and costume standards with Stage Managers and Performance Captains
- Train and manage a team of staff to complete Creative department tasks
- Conduct loss prevention for Creative inventory, supplies and machinery

Senior Show Technician

Canada's Wonderland

March 2008 - October 2008

- Report to Creative Supervisor to build and maintain all summer programs and Haunt costumes
- Fast past work environment
- Maintain a safe working environment at all locations
- Launder/repair costumes for a variety of specialized performers
- Operate domestic and industrial sewing machines, irons and steamers to maintain costumes

Canada's Wonderland

June 2006 - October 2011


Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology

January 2005 - January 2009

Seasonal Motorcycle Show Technician

GP Bikes

December 2000 - January 2009

- Loading/unloading inventory and booth on/off trucks
- Carrying 50lbs and up of boxes and/or merchandise
- Assisting in booth setup and strike
- Unpacking merchandise
- Selling Motorcycle apparel
- Assisting customers with finding best fit

Qualifications & Certifications

Sheridan College

Advanced Diploma

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology


Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Ajax High School

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