We are seeking a highly experienced sewing machinist to work as part of a small team at our North London workroom.


Edmonton N9

Key Responsibilities

  • Sew a complete shirt from pre-cut cloth to finishing, demonstrating specialised skill across each aspect including collar, cuff, button holes etc in order to produce a finished product of exceptionally high quality

  • Read patterns and specifications and ensure correct execution

  • Effectively operate industrial sewing machines

  • Work in a timely manner to sew a minimum of 3-4 garments per day adapting to specific style requirements as directed by the Shirt line manager

  • Operate presser to ensure a thorough finish on all shirts produced

  • Undertake other sewing of other garments, samples etc as may be requested from time to time

Role Requirements

  • Experienced in sewing high quality shirts and making a complete garment
  • Extremely accurate sewing skill
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous experience working with industrial sewing machines
  • Able to understand and read patterns and specs
  • Good understanding of written and spoken English


Full-time - 37.5 hours


  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays), increasing to 33 days with service
  • Clothing allowance
  • Significant staff discount on purchases
  • Life insurance
  • Contributory pension

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter, including details of current salary HERE with PRODUCTION MACHINIST in the subject box or by post to Recruitment, Margaret Howell Ltd., 6 Welbeck Way, London W1G 9RZ

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