Pamela Dake 

(417) 414-8414

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Biography

Currently works for Meek's as the Event Coordinator. Pam has been a freelance alterations and fashion design product developer for over 30 years. In addition, she has also taught several classes at Missouri State University and Sew&Design Studio. Please see below for more information on Pam's work experience. 


Experience

Freelance alteration, fashion design product developer (1987-current)

Sole Proprietor of Southwest Missouri Sewing Academy (2004-2007)

FM Fabrics (2008-2009)

JC Penney (2011-2012)

Fashion Design and Product Development, BS, Missouri State University 2011

Missouri State Univ. Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant (2009-2013)

  • Introduction to Fashion Construction
  • Advanced Fashion Construction
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Design Challenges
  • Senior Collection
  • Draping
  • Merchandising Math
  • Product Quality

Project Management, MS, Missouri State University (2013)

Missouri State University Fashion Design Instructor (2013-2017)

  • Introduction to Fashion Construction
  • Advanced Fashion Construction
  • Assist in Draping, Textiles and History of Fashion

Missouri State Univ. Merchandising and Fashion Design Recruiter (2014-2106)

Family and Consumer Science State Advisory Board Member (2015-2017)

Central High School FCS Advisory Board Member (2015-2017)

Sew & Design Instructor (2015-2017)

Ozark High School Advisory Board Member (2017)

Available Days

  • Tuesday
  • Thursday
  • Saturday

Typically Teaches

  • Tailoring
  • Couture Techniques
  • Pattern Alterations
  • Textile Knowledge
  • Textile Manipulation Techniques
  • Textile Embellishing Techniques
  • Pattern Drafting (Draping & Flat Pattern)
  • Lutterloh Pattern Drafting
  • Pattern Grading
  • Pattern Manipulation 
  • How to Build a Technical Pack for the Industry
  • And More!

Private Classes

Availability varies. Please contact the store or Pamela for more information.