CURRICULUM VITAE

Elizabeth Ann Springett

wovenseas@gmail.com  593 Main Street #3  Warren RI  02885  508-446-1761

   

Work History

Woven Seas Weaving Studio Norwood MA Weaver/Instructor
2016 to present
Operate weaving studio where adults and children can learn to weave. Fully equipped weaving studio, a place to learn all the processes to make cloth; drafting, winding, dressing, weaving and finishing.

Fabric Place Basement Natick MA Store Manager/Key Holder

2013- 2108
Duties (include but not restricted to):
• Management to team of 12 employees

• Merchandise, restock floor and organization of warehouse

• Product selection and purchase
• Customer service, sales, and design help
• Opening/cash out end of day

Springett Design Studio Inc. Medfield MA President/Design Consultant
2005-2012

Clients:
• Caixuan Fabric Company Ltd. Shanghai, China (2011-2012)

• Valdese Weavers Valdese, NC (2009-2010)

• RM COCO Cape Girardeau, MO (2006-2009)
• United Fabrics Pennsauken, NJ (2005-2007)
Tasks: *
• Designed, colored, purchased and organized fabrics for mid-range upholstery and multi-purpose books
• Shop mill fabric line, select and confine quality, color, redesigned quality to achieve price point or design

• Research fabric sales and color trends to forecast new product

• Plan and attend industry trade shows including Italy, France, Germany, and China

• Managed and maintained design studio with a team of two studio assistants. 


Kravet - Cynthia Tella Design Medfield MA Senior Designer
2004-2005
Product development for the mid-range color upholstery and multi-purpose fabric books. * Tasks listed as above.

Robert Allen Group Color Library Mansfield MA Senior Designer
1999- 2004

Product development for the mid-range color upholstery and multi-purpose fabric books. * Tasks listed as above. 


Of note:

Previous to the experience listed above....my career history begins in NYC designing apparel fabrics for the fashion industry. Developed fabrics for Forstmann, Stillwater, Mission Valley Textiles, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Macys and many others.


Education
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth BFA in Textile Design with Major Concentration in Handweaving

Skills

Microsoft Office - MacOs - Fiberworks - Social Media

Guilds 

Weavers Guild of Boston - Weavers Guild of Rhode Island
 - Charles River Weavers

508-446-1761   wovenseas@gmail.com

61 Endicott St #26-207 Norwood MA 02062

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