Pattern Design Team
Darlene Martin is senior pattern maker at APaDS with 32 years’ experience and uses Gerber AccuMark. She worked for Gerber Childrenswear, Clemson Apparel Research, and Sample Specialist before helping to form APaDS. Her work includes women’s and men’s apparel, children’s wear, commercial work for apparel and non-apparel items, military, and novelty items. She is equally trained in grading and marker making. Throughout her years in the apparel industry she has worked closely with cutting room managers, directors of manufacturing, and quality control personnel. She also travels to production facilities to work with clients and production managers in order to work out specific problems with an item before the item enters the production line.
Jensen Hayes is a pattern assistant for APaDS. She recently graduated from Anderson University with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology.