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"Shop and Alteration Tailor"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Make tailored garments from existing patterns. Alter, repair, or fit made-to-measure or ready-to-wear garments.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Shop and Alteration Tailor"

1) Repairs or replaces defective garment parts, such as pockets, pocket flaps, and linings.

2) Presses garment, using hand iron or pressing machine.

3) Records required alterations and instructions.

4) Inserts or eliminates padding in shoulders while maintaining drape and proportions of garment.

5) Removes stitches from garment, using ripper or razor blade.

6) Studies garment on customer and measures pieces, such as sleeves, pants, and hems, using tape measure.

7) Fits garment on customer to determine required alterations.

8) Shortens or lengthens garment parts, such as sleeves or legs.

9) Expands or narrows garment parts, such as waist or chest.

 

 

11) Examines tag on garment to ascertain necessary alterations.

12) Resews garment, using needle and thread or sewing machine.


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13) Pins altering folds or marks on cloth at seams, darts, or necklines to indicate alterations to be made.

14) Measures and marks alteration lines.

Job Description for "Shop and Alteration Tailor" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-A        SOC:  51-6052.01