Izabela Stabinska

Izabela Stabinska


  • EKRAN Polish Film Festival, Designer (Custom-made Dress for Film Festival Director), 2012
  • TD BANK Annual Charity Auction, Iza Stabinska Custom Dress Submission, 2012
  • WEST VALLEY COLLEGE, Winner of Best Graduate Student Collection, 2008
  • WEST VALLEY COLLEGE, Sole Receipient of Academic Achievement Award for Fashion Design and Apparel Technologies Department, 2008
  • Press Recognition: Suwalki Weekly - October 20, 2009; Sejny Review - August 28, 2009; The Campbell Reporter - June 27, 2008;  Los Gatos Weekender - March 28, 2008


TD BANK, Corporate Receptionist                                                                                                      2011 – 2013

QUANTUM MANAGEMENT, Administrative Assistant (San Jose, CA)                                         2006 – 2008


  • Fashion Design
  • Draping and pattern drafting
  • Garment Construction
  • Custom fit
  • Couture embellishment
  • Rendering and fashion sketching
  • Techs and specs
  • Creating theme boards
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft: Word, Outlook, Excel
  • GT AccuMark PDS

Technical Sketches

Fashion Sketches

Graduate Collection Winner

Custom-made by Iza Stabinska

The Attachables/GammaRayBoosters

Idyllium Photo Shoot

Hot'n'Cold Photo Shoot

Louisiana Photo Shoot

Custom-made by Iza Stabinska

Work experience

Work experience
2010 - Present

Owner / Founder


  • Designs custom-made apparel implementing pattern drafting, draping, cutting, garment construction and personalized fitting sessions to ensure optimum fit and comfort for individual customers.
  • Styles and organizes photo shoots collaborating with local photographers and makeup artists in order to ensure maximum marketing exposure for the brand.
  • Freelances patternmaking, sewing, couture embellishment and fashion sketching skills proactively prioritizing the workflow, meeting deadlines and troubleshooting which prevents mistakes and increases overall customer satisfaction.
2010 - 2011

Consultant-Product Development/The Attachables


  • Developed a line of specialized sports apparel and accessories allowing consumers to customize a vest and other articles of clothing with removable and interchangeable crests - The Attachable. 
  • Sourced for fabrics and trims, conducted style and trend research and evaluated designs by fitting male and female sample garments leading to implementing improvements on fit, comfort and appearance.
  • Created technical sketches and specification sheets for sewing contractors in China in order to provide a visual image and clear understanding of garment construction details as well as fabric and trim selection.
  • Actively participated in decision making process on product design, marketing techniques and pricing points resulting in balancing best revenue for the company while providing optimal value for a customer.
  • Styled photo shoots and appeared on Dragon’s Den to build brand recognition for the company.
2009 - 2009

Showroom Assistant


  • Presented collection to buyers at designer’s showroom. Provided styling input and dressed models in preparation for a photo shoot.
2008 - 2008

Wardrobe Supervisor/Model Coordinator


  • Organized collection lineup and supervised models during fashion show. Executed last minute fittings and hand sewing as required.
2007 - 2007

Fashion Show Assistant


  • Assisted designer with models fittings and dressed models for the fashion show ensuring proper lineup and styling.