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Working As A Seamstress

  • Getting Information
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • Stressful

  • $129,310

    Average Salary

What Does A Seamstress Do At Hawkins Personnel-San Ant

* Press garments, using hand irons or pressing machines Record required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments.
* Remove stitches from garments to be altered, using rippers or razor blades.
* Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
* Confer with customers to determine types of material and garment styles desired.
* Develop, copy, or adapt designs for garments, and design patterns to fit measurements, applying knowledge of garment design, construction, styling, and fabric.
* 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.
* Fit and study garments on customers to determine required alterations.
* Let out or take in seams in suits and other garments to improve fit.
* Maintain garment drape and proportions as alterations are performed.
* Make garment style changes, such as tapering pant legs, narrowing lapels, and adding or removing padding.
* Measure parts such as sleeves or pant legs, and mark or pin-fold alteration lines.
* Position patterns of garment parts on fabric, and cut fabric along outlines, using scissors.
* Put in padding and shaping materials.
* Repair or replace defective garment parts such as pockets, zippers, snaps, buttons, and linings.
* Sew buttonholes and attach buttons in order to finish garments.
* Sew garments, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
* Take up or let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts such as sleeves.
* Trim excess material, using scissors.
* Estimate how much a garment will cost to make, based on factors such as time and material requirements.
* Examine tags on garments to determine alterations that are needed.
* Measure customers, using tape measures, and record

What Does A Seamstress Do At Randstad

* operating industrial sewing machines
* changing sewing heads for different jobs
* use of simple hand tools (screwdrivers, scissors)
* accurately recording the job order and preparing for the shipping department
* Candidates should meet the following:
* years operating a sewing machine
* able to provide references for recent work history
* experience working on different fabrics with either sewing machines or by hand
* able to measure to 1/8 of an inch
* have reliable transportation to and from work
* years working in a warehouse
* Any experience in a print shop or custom signage company a plus
* ATTENDANCE ATTENDANCE ATTENDANCE
* Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies.
* Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company.
* Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad.
* EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law

What Does A Seamstress Do At Kelly Services

* Sewing 400 straps to attach to a medical product.
* Must have experience sewing high volumes of product
* Must have experience in commercial sewing industry
* Must be able to correctly stitch items as shown and provide quality work
* Must be able to produce large volumes
* If you are qualified please email your resume to KAYK334@KELLYSERVICES
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What Does A Seamstress Do At Mission Linen

* Sew garments using needles and threads or sewing machine.
* Ability to measure garments and mark or pin-fold alterations lines.
* Ability to remove stitches from garments using rippers or razor blades.
* Ability to maintain equipment operating by following operating instructions.
* Ensures safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
* Ability to works in the consignment area pulling boxes weighing approx.
* lbs from the shelf.
* Ability to garments from the box, places on hangers, and then assembles the order on a rolling bar.
* Ability to transfers garments from a rolling bar (rolls on the floor) and places on trolley that travels on rail system.
* Documents production by completing forms.
* Communicate with the Production Manager and internal teams

What Does A Seamstress Do At Marriott

* Mend, repair, and alter guest clothing and employee uniforms by hand stitching, applying adhesive patches, or using a sewing machine.
* Distribute clean uniforms to personnel according to company specifications.
* Send damaged uniforms to appropriate location (e.g., seamstress, Housekeeping, outside vendor) for repair.
* Document guest requests for laundry/dry cleaning, minor repair, and pressing of garments in accordance with company specifications.
* Record assigned and unassigned uniforms as they are distributed, returned, or cleaned.
* Inspect uniforms for damage and remove substandard uniforms from circulation and issue replacements.
* Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications.
* Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets.
* Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees.
* Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests' service needs; assist individuals with disabilities; thank guests with genuine appreciation.
* Speak with others using clear and professional language.
* Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
* Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
* Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.
* Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.
* To apply now, go to: https://marriott.taleo.Net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=17002QDG Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice globally by FORTUNE magazine, DiversityInc and Great Places to Work Institute, among others.
* Visit www.marriott.com/careers to learn more about our workplace culture and career opportunities.
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Seamstress Demographics

Gender

Female

92.1%

Male

6.4%

Unknown

1.5%
Ethnicity

White

79.7%

Hispanic or Latino

10.9%

Asian

7.1%

Unknown

1.6%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

42.3%

French

17.1%

Russian

7.2%

German

4.5%

Korean

2.7%

Tagalog

2.7%

Italian

2.7%

Portuguese

2.7%

Chinese

2.7%

Japanese

2.7%

Turkish

1.8%

Mandarin

1.8%

Greek

1.8%

Dakota

1.8%

Romanian

0.9%

Samoan

0.9%

Bulgarian

0.9%

Ukrainian

0.9%

Vietnamese

0.9%

Armenian

0.9%
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Seamstress Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

12.8%

Fashion Institute of Technology

12.8%

Kent State University

6.1%

Kaplan University

5.6%

Utah State University

5.6%

Savannah College of Art and Design

4.6%

International Academy of Design and Technology

4.6%

Brigham Young University

4.1%

Salt Lake Community College

4.1%

American InterContinental University

4.1%

Liberty University

4.1%

Strayer University

4.1%

Academy of Art University

3.6%

Colorado Technical University

3.6%

East Mississippi Community College

3.6%

Iowa State University

3.6%

Western Michigan University

3.6%

Ball State University

3.6%

Ultimate Medical Academy - Clearwater

3.1%

Lansing Community College

3.1%
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Majors

Graphic Design

19.7%

Business

14.4%

Accounting

7.8%

Health Care Administration

6.8%

Nursing

4.5%

General Studies

4.4%

Theatre

4.0%

Fine Arts

3.9%

Specialized Sales And Merchandising

3.7%

Criminal Justice

3.6%

Psychology

3.5%

English

3.3%

General Education, Specific Areas

3.3%

Medical Assisting Services

3.1%

Liberal Arts

2.6%

Computer Science

2.5%

Education

2.5%

Apparel And Textiles

2.1%

Cosmetology

2.1%

Nursing Assistants

2.1%
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Degrees

Other

36.2%

Bachelors

29.4%

Associate

19.9%

Certificate

6.9%

Masters

3.1%

Diploma

3.0%

License

1.1%

Doctorate

0.3%
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Real Seamstress Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Seamstress/Supervisor Lugo Hair Center, Inc. Aug 24, 2009 $42,533
Tailor/Seamstress Douglas Square Cleaners Oceanside, CA Jun 06, 2016 $42,453
Seamstress Baytok Bespoke Tailoring LLC Washington, DC Sep 28, 2016 $35,500
Bridal and Formal Wear Seamstress Alterations By Rozi, LLC Howell, MI Apr 18, 2016 $33,392
Seamstress JPS Sewing Service, LLC. MA Mar 15, 2014 $33,329
Seamstress JPS Sewing Service, LLC. Nantucket, MA Mar 01, 2015 $32,453
Seamstress Go2Bella L.L.C., D/B/A Go2Bella Alteration Services Peachtree City, GA Jun 15, 2016 $30,522
Seamstress Castle Couture LLC Marlboro, NJ Apr 03, 2015 $28,392
Tailor/Seamstress ZOYA Designs Inc. Somerville, MA May 01, 2015 $28,175 -
$34,436
Seamstress Styleaddict LLC Sandy Springs, GA Jan 06, 2016 $27,893
Seamstress St. Sergius Russian Orthodox Cathedral Parma, OH May 13, 2008 $27,872
Patterning Seamstress Patty Downing Interiors, Inc. Stuart, FL Sep 12, 2015 $27,186
Seamstress Delicate Illusions Laguna Beach, CA Dec 01, 2009 $26,588
Tailor/Seamstress ZOYA Designs Inc. Somerville, MA May 01, 2015 $26,088
Seamstress JPS Sewing Service, LLC MA Apr 01, 2013 $26,088

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Top Skills for A Seamstress

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Top Seamstress Skills

  1. Customer Service
  2. Fabric
  3. Upholstery
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Motivated staff to develop better customer service practices.
  • Attach buttons, hooks, zippers, fasteners, or other accessories to fabric, using feeding hoppers or clamp holders.
  • Designed and sewed custom drapery, window treatments, bedding and upholstery for an interior manufacturing company Pineapple House.
  • Streamline customer apparel orders, process accounts receivable and complete sewing/embroidery projects.
  • Start and operate or tend machines, such as single or double needle surging.

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