Designing and sewing garments according to customer’s needs
Tailoring and dressmaking
Operate electric and manual sewing machines
Sew garment and other items
Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines
Record required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments
Fit, alter, repair, and make made-to-measure clothing, according to customers’ and clothing manufacturers’ specifications and fit, and applying principles of garment design, construction, and styling.
Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colors and shapes
Understanding design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing patterns and technical specifications for designs
Certificate or Diploma in Tailoring/Dressmaking or Fashion Design
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in tailoring
Must have experience using an Electric Machine
Competencies and Skills Required
Enthusiasm and Reliability
Ability to multi-task.
Ability to work under pressure, under deadlines and meet targets.
Excellent sewing skills.
Effective communication skills.
Ultimate customer service skills.