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Full name: Shailendra(Shayna) Miyake Myhill

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 Freelance • Tel-Aviv, Israel

Embroidery & Embellishment Designer

Dec 2022 - Present

  • Designing digital embroidery and embellishment artwork depending on client’s needs; with an

    emphasis on outerwear, eveningwear and ready-to-wear.

  • Assembling artwork packages for client’s vendors.

  • Hand-embellishing swatches for technique clarity for presentation and vendor packages.

  • Building seasonal embroidery presentations depending on client’s aesthetics and trend forecast-


Free People • Philadelphia, PA
Embroidery & Embellishment Associate Designer

Apr 2021 - Dec 2022
In addition to my previous tasks, my responsibilities included:

  • Collaborating with all design teams on creating original artwork with a focus on jackets and dresses, as well as ready-to-wear, intimates, lounge wear and active wear.

  • Working alongside the Special Occasions team on designing multiple top-selling items that became household staples that carry on from season to season.

  • Introduced trend presentations for the textiles department, managing the Graphics, Print and Color team’s tasks to build seasonal trend forecasts that focused on techniques and collaboration that highlighted the textiles team’s expertise and perspective.

Embroidery & Embellishment Assistant Designer

Apr 2019 - Apr 2021
In addition to my previous tasks, my responsibilities included:

  • Making physical mock-ups and swatches for presentation.

  • Spearheaded building a digital archive for embellishment and trend presentations.

Embroidery & Embellishment Design Assistant

Oct 2017 - Apr 2019

In addition to my previous tasks, my responsibilities included:

  • Assembling artwork packages for vendors.

  • Designing creative artwork while adhering to a strict price point.

  • Working with Woven Tops, Intimates, Dresses, Lounge and teams on artwork development.

Yoshi Zen • New York, NY Design Assistant
May 2017 - Oct 2017

  •  Pattern making and constructing toiles.

  • Fabric and trim sourcing.

  • Custom costume design for Burning Man Performers 2017.


Marchesa • New York, NY Embroidery Intern
Jan 2017 - May 2017

  • Creating embroidery swatches used in Resort 2018 and SS18.

  • Embroidery placement for production.

  • Embroidery grading for production.


Hand & Lock • London, UK

Diploma Haute Couture Embroidery levels 1, 2 & 3 (tambour needle)

2012 - 2016
Shenkar College of Design • Ramat Gan, Israel BA Hons Fashion Design

Core skills & abilities

  • Designing embroidery and embellishment

    layouts using digital files and hand-embroi-

    dered swatches.

  • Specializing in various techniques such as:

    thread embroidery (machine/ hand), cross stitch, ribbon embroidery, chenille, cutwork, chemical lace, beading, sequins, studding, leather (patchworking, embossing), applique, quilting, battenberg lace, soutache/dori/couch- ing embroidery, and mixing multiple embellish- ment methods together.

  • Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Procreate, InDesign.

  • Pattern making, draping.

  • Fashion illustration.

  • Dying: tie-dye, shibori, marbling, cold, hot,

    natural, synthetic.

  • Screen printing.

  • Knitting: hand, crochet.

  • Technical drawing.


 2016 - Honors graduate class of 2016.

 2015 - Certificate for academic excellence.

 2015 - Recipient of the Azrieli Design Award for academic achievements.

 2015 - H&M Studio fashion illustration competition finalist.

 2014 - Certificate for academic excellence.

 2014 - Recipient of the Next Generation design Award in Women’s Fashion for academic achievements.

 2013 - Chosen to exhibit at the First Aliyah Museum in Rishon Le-Zion.


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