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Job Description:

  • 1) Develops designs and makes tailored garments, such as suits, topcoats, overcoats, and other dress clothing, applying principles of garment design, construction, and styling: Confers with customer to determine type of material and garment style desired.

  • 2) Measures customer for size and records measurements for use in preparing patterns and making garment.

  • 3) Develops designs for garments or copies existing designs.

  • 4) Draws individual pattern for garment or alters standard pattern to fit customer's measurements.

  • 5) Outlines patterns of garment parts on fabric and cuts fabric along outlines, using scissors.

  • 6) Assembles garments, sewing padding to coat fronts, lapels, and collars to give them shape and joining garment parts with basting stitches, using needle and thread or sewing machine.

  • 7) Fits basted garment on customer and marks areas requiring alterations.

  • 8) Alters garment and joins parts, using needle and thread or sewing machine.

  • 9) Sews buttons and buttonholes to finish garment.

  • 10) May press garment.

  • 11) May supervise activities of other workers in tailoring shop.

  • 12) May specialize in making garments and be designated Coat Tailor.

  • 13) May perform specific tasks in tailor shop and be designated Coat Fitter; Try-On Baster.




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Job Number: 2596