Sewing Machine



TINA GIVENS DESIGN is a lifestyle company focusing on creating products for the person and the home through hand crafted artisanship, specific design with a point of view, utilizing new, natural, vintage and reclaimed materials.

Over the years, Tina Givens has developed a multi-fold organization producing a connected variety of products and partnerships.  Each division has individual specialties and needs, yet all operate under the same mission Our philosophy guides each arm and we work to achieve the same objective - creating beautiful, sophisicated, hand crafted products focusing on sustainability enriching our customers, community and co-workers. With a passion for the hand crafted and all things beautiful.



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We celebrate a hand crafted mission with passion and commitment to the products we produce, and offer. Each item is created by hand in the USA demonstrating unique skill and dedication.


fair & safe

Our studio is a busy hive of productivity and design. Our dedication to offering fair and creative work comes with enthusiasm and compassion. Whether working within the studio or as one of our team members off campus, we encourage growth, job development and mentorship. 

We promote responsible and supportive production standards. Team members are creative, inspired, committed, dedicated and enthusiastic about their role with TGD.


We use natural fibers, organic waterbased inks and dyes in production. We purchase materials whether new, vintage or reclaimed responsibly with an awareness of who our vendors are and how they operate. We choose natural fibers and materials to celebrate living healthy and to encourage an all natural sustainable and beautiful lifestyle.

If you think you would be a fit for our growing team we'd love to hear from you.

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Sewing Operator

If you are an experienced pattern maker with knowledge of fashion, fabrics, shrinkage, flat pattern design and sewing. Willing to work from home as an independent contractor; have 'Adobe Illustrator' and experience with this software. Duties would include drawing master patterns, following sketches and design specifications. 

We work with TGD team members across the USA, so if you are a hardworker, dedicated and looking for a wonderful independent opportunity, please email us at

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If you are skilled in illustrator and can take sketches and create technical illustrations like we use on our sewing instruction patterns, then we would like to chat. Knowledge of some sewing garments would be helpful but not completely necessary. A freelance opportunity. Give us an email with experience and how and why we should hire you.


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We currently have openings for Sewing Machine Operators in our Michigan based studio.
Please email us at and tell us about yourself.

Also always seeking seamstresses and small studios for stitching piecework. Professional artisanal only apply.

If you are a hand stitcher and wish to join our team please contact us.

Call  248.227.4995
Or contact us here through the CONTACT PAGE

We need a textile cutter who can lay up and spread fabric, operate portable electric cutter. Arrange fabric rolls to be spread, adhere paper templates, cut multiple layers of fabric. Manage a clean and tidy cutting table and surrounding areas.
Must be able to differentiate proper material color, orientation and pattern, and have the ability to lift up to 40lbs, and manage rolls of fabric. Location: Clawson, Michigan.

Contact us at 248.227.4995