I am a designer with a degree on Fashion Design and Merchandising, skilled and experienced in garment construction of ladies couture dresses and alternative performance costumes. My design principles embraces body positivity in women, as well as ethical and eco-friendly fashion.

Janella Ibay
Name : Janella Ibay
Viber : +63 908 891 13 60
Email : janella@ibaydesigns.com
Address : Guadalupe Nuevo, Makati City, Philippines


I specialize in gown design, with an ample experience in pattern-drafting, cutting, sewing, and applique detailing. I am currently expounding my abilities by exploring costume design for alternative performances. My client ranges from Bridal, prom dresses, to special dresses custom-fit for any occasion.

Work Experience

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    2011 to Present

    Gown Designer (Freelance)

    Janella Ibay Designs and Services

    Responsibilities and Skills:

    • Brainstorming design requests and specifics for clients
    • Fashion Illustration and presentation of design to client
    • Pattern Drafting
    • Block fitting
    • Material sourcing
    • Cutting
    • Garment Construction
    • Garment alterations

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    June 2016 to Present


    LJ Bespoke Women's Wear

    Responsibilities and Skills:

    • Pattern Drafting
    • Design Execution
    • Cutting
    • Garment Construction
    • Applique and Detailing
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    2013 to 2014


    CARA Welfare Philippines

    Responsibilities and Skills:

    • Office Management
    • Graphic Design
    • Events Organization
    • Volunteer Management
    • Communication Liasoning
    • Document Filing
    • Hands-on Animal Welfare work in the field (Rescue and Trap-Neuter-Return Programs)


SPECIALTY: Ladies' Wear (Gowns and Dresses)

Percentage Rating:
50-60 - Fair
61-70 - Fairly Confident
71-80 - Confident
81-90 - Very Confident
91-100 - Master

Other Useful Skills

Feature Writing
Graphic Design
Digital Painting

Pattern Drafting (Ladies' Wear)
Pattern Drafting (Men' Wear)
Pattern Drafting (Children's Wear)
Garment Construction (Cutting, Sewing, Edging)
Fashion Illustration (Traditional and Digital)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
Other Digital Art Softwares


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    2013 to 2014

    Style Studio Fashion & Design School Philippines

    Advanced Pattern Drafting

    Advanced Sewing

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    The Fashion Academy Manila

    Basic Modeling

    Personality Development

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    De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde

    Bachelor of Arts Major in Fashion Design and Merchandising

    • SDA Grant Scholar
    • Honorable Mention
      (3.023 out of 4.0)
    • Awarded Top Ten Best Designers
      (64: A Fashion Gala; Graduation Fashion Show)