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Job Description:

  • 1) Makes women's garments, such as dresses, coats, and suits, according to customer specifications and measurements: Discusses with customer type of material, pattern, or style to be used in making garment.

  • 2) Measures customer to determine modification from pattern, using tape measure.

  • 3) Positions and pins pattern sections, such as collar, sleeve, or waist, on fabric, and cuts fabric with scissors following pattern edge.

  • 4) Pins or bastes together fabric parts in preparation for final sewing.

  • 5) Sews fabric parts by hand or operates single-needle sewing machine that joins fabric parts to form garment.

  • 6) Sews felling stitch in hem of garment by hand to conceal thread.

  • 7) Presses garment, using hand iron, to smooth seams and remove wrinkles.

  • 8) May draft standard pattern according to measurements of customer and adapt pattern to obtain specified style.

  • 9) May make garment according to picture furnished by customer.




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DOT:   785.361-010

Job Number: 3152