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Top 50 Seamstress Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Seamstress. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Seamstress resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.6% of Seamstress resumes contained Customer Service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Seamstress actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Seamstress:

1. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Provided Customer service and daily solutions to consumers.
  • Motivated staff to develop better customer service practices.
  • Experienced in providing excellent customer service.
  • Provide customer service throughout the design process beginning with consultations, to the end with delivery an instillation.
  • Provided customer service support as well as assisted sales staff when a difficult fitting issue would arise.
  • Plan upcoming events, setup display booth, customer service, and cash handling.
  • Exemplified exceptional Customer Services skills with various Bridal & Special Occasion clients.
  • Provided customer service, monitored inventories, and rang up sales.
  • Utilized excellent customer service and sometimes made deliveries to clients.
  • Ensured fluid customer service and accurate transactions of garments.
  • Use of customer service skills extremely vital.
  • Provide sales support and customer service.
  • Focused on customer service by addressing clients' concerns and questions.
  • Inspected and altered merchandise prior to shipping Maintained accurate inventory records Provided excellent customer service
  • perform fittings, customer service, completly run shop alone open to close at times.
  • Managed all Proficient with computers customer service needs.
  • Produced quality dance wear Received and organized incoming product orders Responsible for Product Shipping Handled customer service issues
  • Full time Perform a wide variety of alterations to suit customer's needs Maintain customer service and appointment scheduling
  • Fit garments to clients measurements Create designs and patterns for future pieces Sew garments Alter and repair garments for clients Customer service
  • Pattern layouts and design Tailoring costumes Create and build props Latex molding Fine painting Retail store customer service

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2. Wedding Gown

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Here's how Wedding Gown is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Specialize in wedding gown alterations and tailoring
  • Complete alteration on Wedding Gown, Brides Maids dresses, Mother of the Bride dresses according to customer's needs.
  • Design and create custom clothing; including wedding gowns, suits, corsets and other garments as requested.
  • Performed alterations to women's clothing, specializing in Prom gowns, wedding gowns and bridal wear.
  • Altered patterns for proper fit on wedding gowns, bridesmaids' dresses, and prom dresses.
  • Make custom made gowns, especially wedding gowns, and other formal gowns and dresses.
  • Home based sewing business, specializing in Wedding Gowns, Bridesmaid Dresses, and alterations.
  • Performed alterations of wedding gowns, bridesmaids dresses, and prom dresses Tailor and proprietor.
  • Assisted other seamstresses in deconstructing and constructing wedding gowns as well as everyday wear.
  • Graded patterns, constructed wedding gowns, prom dresses and veils.
  • Work with Brides to alter wedding gowns for a perfect fit.
  • Create custom wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses and formal gowns.
  • Constructed wedding gown and performed first and final fittings.
  • Designed, built and altered wedding gowns and suits.
  • Pinned and fitted wedding gowns,tuxedos, bridesmaids, flower girl, and other dresses for custom fit.
  • Sew alterations to wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses Purchase specialty items as needed
  • Alter Wedding Gowns & Formals .
  • complete all sewing tasks, mens clothing, womens clothing, formal (prom), and wedding gowns.
  • Alter wedding gowns Resolve customer concerns Assist seamstresses Pattern Making

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3. Upholstery

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Here's how Upholstery is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Make, restore, and/or create custom upholstered furniture, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods.
  • Created custom made interior fashions including drapes, shades, curtains, pillows, head boards, upholstery, etc.
  • Designed and sewed custom drapery, window treatments, bedding and upholstery for an interior manufacturing company Pineapple House.
  • Operate sewing machines or sew upholstery by hand to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.
  • Read blueprints to cut and sew seat covers using leather upholstery fabric and fur using industrial machine.
  • Examine furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
  • Cut fabric, sewed patterns for drapes, upholstery, and window treatments.
  • Streamline sewing ranging from upholstery to clothing.
  • Perform and manage all alterations and upholstery.
  • Seam fabric, vinyl and leather for upholstery
  • Cut and sew new upholstery.
  • Make, repair, and/or replace automobile upholstery and convertible and vinyl tops, using knowledge of fabric and upholstery methods.
  • Print reading, sewing, and design verious styles and types of interior aircraft upholstery repairs.
  • Sew upholstery, assemble chairs and refurbish furniture.
  • Light upholstery and foam cutting.
  • Gather orders for sewing jobs Create garments and furniture covers Repair damaged apparel and upholstery
  • Fabricated, altered, and made new marine upholstery according to customers' specifications Sewing various fabrics to alter and repair canvas
  • Ensured all sewing is properly done , saddle Erich,grommets,upholstery and vinyl.
  • Fast Paced Upholstery Sewing Sewing on Industrial Machines Sewing Hi-End Furniture Pieces Became Top Inback Sewer in less than a Year!
  • Established upholstery division Customer service/sales Custom auto/marine upholstery Patterning, stitching and installation Design and fabrication Commercial/Industrial sewing repairs Entry auto mechanics

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4. Embroidery Machine

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Here's how Embroidery Machine is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Operated embroidery machine with the use of EDS III for Windows 3.1 to perform different operations according to customer orders.
  • Bar tacked handles Embroidery Machine operator for arm guards.
  • Programmed the embroidery machine with correct design placement and material Worked with screen printers to collaborate on mixed orders
  • Learned how to run a serger and embroidery machine.
  • Operate Tajima and Brother 6-head industrial embroidery machines, utilizing various software systems including Tajima Pulse '14.

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5. Double Needle

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Here's how Double Needle is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Cut patterns and sew women's sportswear using single and double needle sewing machine and over-lock.
  • Start and operate or tend machines, such as single or double needle surging.
  • Operated various sewing machines, including single needle surging and double needle surging.
  • Operated double needle and single needle sewing machines.
  • Single and double needle, zigzag m/c, tacker, guides, paint, and heat welder.
  • Job consisted of operation of various machines including double needle, serger machine, all machines needed in preparing swatches.
  • Sewed boat furniture using double needle and single needle industrial machines, daily maintenance and clean up.
  • Operated double needle feed machine, quilting, decorative stitch Sewed women's jackets, trench coats
  • Double needle sewing machines; Sergers; Single needle sewing machines.
  • Used single needle, double needle, and overlock machines.
  • Measure,cut,and sew material( vinyl, mesh), using double needle industrial sewing machines.
  • Promoted to RMA Coordinator) Cut, Sewed, and packaged various products Operated single and double needle commercial sewing machines

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6. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Monitored sewing machine operations and observed defects in stitching or machine malfunctions.
  • Monitor machine operation to detect problems or machine malfunctions.
  • Operated sewing machines, Monitored machine operation.
  • Assisted with all aspects of the business as needed, including pressing, inventory, front desk, and machine operations.
  • Completed training in pattern cutting & trained new employee in various jobs- machine operation-inspection-& all phases of production work.
  • Monitored machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread, or machine malfunctions.
  • Monitor machine operations to detect problems, defects and machine malfunctions.
  • Monitor machine operation to detect defective stitching and needle breaks.
  • Train employees on machine operation and safety.
  • Observed sewing machine operation to detect defects in stitching and machine malfunction and notified Supervisor.Successfully handled heavy material sewing.
  • monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching.
  • Adjusted machine performance on material by observing machine operation; detecting malfunctions; adjusting settings.

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7. Custom Window Treatments

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Here's how Custom Window Treatments is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Produced custom window treatments, seat cushions, pillows, bedding, and much more.
  • Fabricated, sewed, and installed custom window treatments.
  • Produced high quality custom window treatments and home decor.
  • Contract Sewing Custom window treatments, bedding, pillows, home goods on an as needed basis.

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8. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Purchased inventory such as fabric and other necessary items to complete individual customer orders in bulk.
  • Reviewed new customer orders and requests and manually entered data into a centralized database.
  • Provided customer service to include but not limited to: taking customer orders, tagging customer clothes and generating receipt.
  • Sew customer orders, maintain machines, operate cash register, help train employees on standards and procedures.
  • Answered phones, filed customer orders, took inventory of customer orders shipped into store.
  • Cut and sew lingerie pieces according to customer orders and to maintain inventory demand.
  • Utilized strong attention to detail and effective time management to fulfill customer orders.
  • Managed customer orders, calculated and prepared invoices for order pick up.
  • Assisted other seamstresses in preparation of and promptly fulfilling customer orders.
  • Read all customer orders; Maintained quality while sewing pieces together.
  • Work independently to create custom handbags per customer orders.
  • Prepare tent prep kits for shipping and fulfil customer orders.
  • Utilized various techniques to determine repair or replacement of customer orders , as required..

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9. Replacement Parts

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Here's how Replacement Parts is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Sewed replacement parts and missing stitches, according to repair tickets.
  • Repaired and altered items by adding replacement parts or missing stitches.

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10. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Work in a plant on assembly line as a seamstress and quality inspector in the construction of mascots.
  • Work as a part of an assembly line in the production of winter athletic ski gear.
  • Walked about the assembly line to replenish each workstation with raw materials and supplies.
  • Worked as part of an assembly line team in production of industrial goods.
  • Perform multiple jobs, including inspecting on an assembly line type system.
  • Assist in the manufacturing of clothing by way of an assembly line.
  • Worked in an assembly line where quality is dependent on teamwork.
  • Sewed, trimmed, and folded sweatpants in an assembly line.
  • Worked on assembly line scanning and packing products for distribution.
  • Worked on a production assembly line examining briefs.
  • Sewed draperies in an assembly line setting.
  • Duties-Sewed banners and worked on assembly line.
  • Perform tasks in assembly line setting.
  • Worked in an assembly line.
  • Worked in assembly line environment with hourly quota Operated and maintained industrial sewing machines
  • Sewed Box Spring Cover Inspected assembly line products
  • sew pillows on an assembly line
  • Worked pillow assembly line to sew pre-cut materials such as cotton, leather, and suede.
  • Steam labels onto products Cut and measure materials Maintain the assembly line ethic
  • Serged cuffs on sleeves of uniforms in a assembly line.

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11. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Sew different types of products with a wide range of fabrics and sewing techniques on an industrial sewing machine.
  • Performed various functions in preparation for making clothes, Used different types of sewing machines in the process.
  • Operated different types of machinery used to make infant, women, and men apparel.
  • Used different types of equipment: A straight stitch sewing machine and Industrial Irons.
  • Sew different types of Seal Saver Covers for Hydraulic Equipment.
  • Examine different types of patterns also repair work if needed.
  • Install different types of curtains and drapery on windows.
  • Operate different types of sewing machines, inspect garments
  • Operated different types of commercial sewing machines.
  • Use different types of media, and artistic ability to visually represent and confirm the client's ideas.
  • Created/sewed several different types of window treatments, such as draperies and valances, to the customers specifications.
  • Operate many different types of sewing machines and a press.
  • Sew different types of slings.Provide log sheets examine work.
  • Sew different types of garments as instructed Sew different thickness and textured fabrics Meet daily quota using advanced sewing techniques
  • Operated many different types of mechines.
  • expirienced with industrial sewing machine,surger,blind stitch.performed different types of alterations

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12. High Quality

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Here's how High Quality is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Maintained positive and productive relationships with co-workers and contributed to a high quality work environment.
  • Sewed material to create high quality all kind of bags, totes, sacks, backpacks.
  • Repaired horse blankets ensuring high quality work while assisting customers and keeping work area organized and clean
  • Sew clothing at a high rate of speed while maintaining a high quality product.
  • Worked from home sewing custom and high quality merchandise in accordance to popular trends.
  • Inspected and maintained high quality of finished product * Trained in production sewing
  • Sew high quality saddle pads on an industrial sewing machine.
  • Complete all alterations as needed with high quality standard.
  • Sewed material to create high quality men's suits.
  • Commended for high quality, time efficient work.
  • 24592Created high quality sewn items.
  • Operated a double needle and a single needle sewing machine in a manufacturing team concept environment producing high quality outerwear.
  • Sewed high quality leggings using industrial serger and coverstitch machines according to Bombsheller standards and protocol.

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13. Machine Guides

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Here's how Machine Guides is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Mounted attachments, such as needles, cutting blades, or pattern plates, and adjust machine guides according to specifications.
  • Placed spool of thread on spindle of machine and drew thread through machine guides, tensions and eye of needle.
  • Placed spools of thread on spindles, inserted bobbins, and threaded ends through machine guides and components.
  • Mount attachments, such as folders, needles, and adjust machine guides according to specifications.
  • Match cloth pieces through machine guides and components.
  • Threaded ends through machine guides.
  • Mounted attachments,such as needles,cutting blades, or pattern plates and adjusted machine guides according to specifications.

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14. Straight Stitch

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Here's how Straight Stitch is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Experience sewing operating a straight stitch sewing machine and industrial sewing machine made pockets for umbrellas.
  • Experienced on industrial straight stitch, blind stitch, surger, and button machines.
  • Blind Stitch hems, and or Straight Stitch and finishededges of drapes.
  • Utilized blind stitch, straight stitch and tacker for dailyproduction.
  • Operated a straight stitch machine and a serger.
  • Sewed garments.Worked industrial and straight stitch sewing machines.
  • Assemble hunting garments, such as bib overalls and reversible jackets Using a verity of machines, straight stitch, serger.
  • Utilized straight stitch machine, serger, blind stitch, buttonholeand hand held iron for daily production.
  • Used variousmachines for sewing purposes straight stitch, blind stitch, or serger.
  • Operate commercial overlock and straight stitch sewing machines Complete construction, alterations and repairs of clothing in a timely manner
  • Responsibilitiessewed garments together as per an assembly line.AccomplishmentsN/ASkills Usedstraight stitching on a three thread serger sewing machine.

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15. Wedding Dresses

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Here's how Wedding Dresses is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Created custom made wedding dresses for two clients Everything from sketching to patterning to sewing was done by me
  • Created custom draperies, curtains, shades, home-decorating items, wedding dresses and veils.
  • Prepare all dresses for the Special events for wedding dresses such as The Trunk Show.
  • Alter and repair previously worn wedding dresses for resale, consistently meeting set deadlines
  • Altered wedding dresses and tuxes and ran front counter
  • Sew and altered wedding dresses and formal wear.
  • Performed all types of alterations on custom-made wedding dresses including removing or adding beadwork, lace, and silk fabrics.
  • Performed alterations on wedding dresses Design, make, alter, repair, or fit garments
  • Altered wedding dresses to meet customer needs Met with customers and ensured positive satisfaction Engaged in detail-oriented custom fitting of existing dresses

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16. Clothing Alterations

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Here's how Clothing Alterations is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Self-owned and operated custom sewing and clothing alterations business.
  • Provide professional clothing alterations and custom sewing as needed.
  • Performed all clothing alterations for brides, bride's maids and family in general as needed.
  • Complete clothing alterations, answered phones and customer service.
  • Helped her as needed with clothing alterations and repairs.
  • Completed clothing alterations including hems, repairs, and sizing Interacted with customers to determine alteration needs

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17. Pant Legs

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Here's how Pant Legs is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Make garment style changes, such as tapering pant legs, narrowing lapels, and adding or removing padding.
  • Take up or let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts such as pant legs.
  • Tapered pant legs also let out and took in waist.
  • Measure parts such as sleeves or pant legs.
  • Measure parts such as sleeves or pant legs, and mark or pin-fold alteration lines.

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18. Bridal Gowns

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Here's how Bridal Gowns is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Support educational endeavors by independently contracting with local bridal shop and individuals to create bridal gowns, formals and costumes.
  • Perform all types of alterations on bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, flower girl dresses, special occasion dresses.
  • Prepared special occasion and bridal gowns for pick up by altering, cleaning and pressing the dresses.
  • Perform alterations and hemming of bridal gowns, bridal dresses, and prom dresses.
  • Performed alterations for bridal gowns, and formal wear; completed curtains and draperies.
  • Sewed and altered clothing, bridal gowns and upholstery.
  • Draped custom bridal gowns and special occasion wear.
  • Constructed bridal gowns and costumes with fiber optics.
  • Specialize in designing bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses.
  • Do hand sewing work on bridal gowns.
  • Design and fabrication of Seamstress, fabricating luxury Bridal Gowns from cut to completion.

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19. T-Shirts

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Here's how T-Shirts is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Perform and operate sewing machine on a running line producing various undergarments, mostly T-shirts.
  • Job description - Responsible for sewing sleeves on t-shirts using sewing machines.
  • Use vinyl plotter to create designs and press on to t-shirts etc.
  • Deconstruct and reinforce clothing, repair t-shirts, hats, etc.
  • Sewed sportswear, T-shirts and pay was based on piece work.
  • Worked on cut-and-sew, t-shirts, costumes and teddy bear clothes.
  • Sewed sleeves on T-shirts as part of a production line.
  • Sewed shorts suits, T-shirts, and school uniform items
  • Design t-shirts via heat transfer and silk screen.
  • Embroidered sequins on bags and T-shirts for manufacturer.
  • Operated sewing machine to joint shoulder of T-shirts.
  • Sewed labels in the neck of T-shirts.
  • Sewed collars and sleeves on T-Shirts.
  • Saw uniforms, sweet pants, shorts, underwear, t-shirts, jeans, etc.
  • Worked on a production line hemming t-shirts for the company Maintained clean work area
  • Sewed T-Shirts and Sweatshirts using different seving machines in a sewing factory
  • Assembled T-shirts and hemmed sleeves Performed maintenance on assigned sewing machine
  • Operated overlock /serger machine, use of double needle feed machine Sewed T-shirts

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20. Juki

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Here's how Juki is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Tailored tuxedos to customer specifications using Juki industrial sewing machines.
  • Sew panels of fabric together on an industrial Juki sewing machine and over-locking seams for a secure fit.
  • Sewed with Juki Industrial Machines and used high temperature machine to label material items, and tailoring.
  • Operate a Juki pattern tact machine and an auto matrix cutting table.
  • Operated Juki sewing machine, closing bags of stuffing on stuffed bears.
  • Operated a Juki sewing machine by sewing labels on garments.
  • Operate a Juki Industrial sewing machine to perform these activities.
  • Sew on JUKI single needle/double needle machine to put together sports/athletic equipment Complete item from start to finish.
  • Brand name: BRODA) Used Commercial Juki Sewing Machine Pictures available by request.

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21. Excess Material

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Here's how Excess Material is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Sewed collars onto tee shirts * Kept area clean from excess materials * Did quality control on finished products
  • Cut materials to specifications using scissors and electric knives and trimmed away excess material and threads.
  • Cut excess material or thread from finished products.
  • Cut excess material and thread using scissors.
  • Trim excess material, using scissors.
  • Trimed excess material, using scissors.

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22. Sew Parts

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Here's how Sew Parts is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Guided garments or garment parts under machine needles and presser feet to sew parts together, recording quantities of materials processed.
  • Sew parts of bags in a production line, including seams and zippers.
  • Guide garments under machine needles and presser feet to sew parts together.

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23. Presser Feet

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Here's how Presser Feet is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Attached buttons, hooks, zippers, fasteners, and other accessories using specialized presser feet and hand sewing needles.

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24. Prom Dresses

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Here's how Prom Dresses is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Fitted and altered ladies formal wear, including brides, mothers, bridesmaids, flowers girls, prom dresses.
  • Altered and created clothing to order from replacing buttons to altering wedding dresses and prom dresses.
  • Based on customer requests, designed and sewed wedding, bridesmaid and prom dresses.
  • Put together custom made wedding, bridesmaid, and Prom dresses.
  • Sewed wedding and prom dresses.
  • Sew prom dresses, tops and swim suits

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25. Detect Problems

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26. Cloth Pieces

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Here's how Cloth Pieces is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Match cloth pieces in correct sequence prior to sewing them.
  • Matched cloth pieces in correct sequences.
  • Match cloth pieces in correctsequences prior to sewing Position and mark patterns on materials to prepare for sewing.

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27. Custom Clothing

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Here's how Custom Clothing is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Created custom clothing employing pattern drafting, draping, and fitting techniques.
  • Provide custom clothing and accessories to customers ages 15 - 40+
  • Designed custom clothing for buyers Fulfilled customer's needs
  • Conceptualized design for potential character costumes Created custom clothing from verbal and written instructions Created and modified props
  • tailor wedding dresses Alterations for both men and women's clothing Custom clothing design and tailoring

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28. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Assisted sales reps with data entry accuracy to ensure correct orders the first time.
  • Handle multifaceted clerical tasks, data entry, filing and records management.
  • Performed invoicing, record keeping and data entry.
  • Completed data entry for shipping the product.
  • Job Duties: Accounting, Data Entry, and Filing.

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29. Military Uniforms

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Here's how Military Uniforms is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Constructed military uniforms for the United States military at a based manufacturer.
  • Completed Military Uniform Alterations - Embroidered Military Uniforms
  • Sew patches, ranks, buttons, and zippers onto military uniforms.
  • Provided customer service, sew military uniforms, operated a sewing machine.

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30. Thread Ends

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Here's how Thread Ends is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Inserted bobbins and thread ends through of the industrial sewing machine guides and components.

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31. Garment Construction

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Here's how Garment Construction is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Assist with sewing costumes and all other aspects of costume making and garment construction.
  • Follow step by step instruction of garment construction using a variety of sewing machines.
  • Gained a detailed knowledge of garment construction.

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32. Insert Bobbins

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33. Position Items

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Here's how Position Items is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Position items under needles, using marks on machines, clamps, templates, or cloth as guides.
  • Position items under needles, after folding end of band according to specifications.

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34. Made-To-Measure Clothing

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Here's how Made-To-Measure Clothing is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Confer with customers to determine to fit, alter, repair, and make made-to-measure clothing.
  • Fit, altered, repaired, and made made-to-measure clothing.

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35. Place Spools

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Here's how Place Spools is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Place spools of thread on spindles, ensure machine is threaded properly.

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36. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Sewed medical braces according to strict quality standards-Trimmed and packaged completed products-Assisted mechanic in tuning and repairing industrial sewing machines
  • Maintained quality standards for accurately sewing military garment patterns.
  • Set and properly communicate any customer quality standards.
  • Operated high speed commercial sewing machines ensuring the quality standards were met and meeting deadlines of military and civilian boots.
  • Ensured that production orders were filled to the quality standards of Glen Raven Mills.
  • Exceeded company production record and quality standards by 2% monthly.
  • Inspected finished products for company compliance and quality standards.
  • Ensured products met quality standards.
  • Maintain quality standards, remember patterns, gather own suppliesClosed reason for leaving
  • Sewed all garments with highest quality standards.
  • Prepare and sew bed linens to meet quality standards Shipping and receiving PackingAwards Received weekly bonuses for surpassing the minimum piece rate

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37. Needle Machine

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Here's how Needle Machine is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Learned to operate a single needle machine, embroidery machine, over edge machine, and a double needle machine.
  • Start and operate machines, such double needle or quad needle machine to automatically join or reinforce stitching.
  • Sew industrial tarps for semi trucks with double and triple needle machines.
  • Sew leading edge on canopy's using single and double needle machines.
  • Single needle walking foot and single needle machines.
  • single needle machine to heat seal machine to put together the overall makeup of each original design.
  • Can run single and double needle machines and serger and can run buttonhole machine.
  • Operated industrial machines including the Bartack, Marrow, Single-Needle, and Four-Needle machine.
  • Can operator serger, blind stitch, tacker, single and double needle machines.
  • Operated single and double needle machines, bar tack machine and surger.
  • Sewed on single needle blind hemmed serger and double needle machines , Made drapes, sheers, shower curtains, pillows
  • Manufactured Dancewear Costumes Able to utilize a Over Lock/Surgeons Sewing Machines Able to utilize Double Needle Machines
  • worked on single needle machines,sergers assembling sportswear,installing zippers etc...
  • worked on single needle machines and sergers , hemmed sportswear,installed zippers a ssembled shirts,shorts.ran button hole machine.

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38. Dye Lots

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Here's how Dye Lots is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Matched cloth pieces in correct sequences prior to sewing them, and verify that dye lots and patterns match.

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39. Clothing Items

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Here's how Clothing Items is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Created specialty clothing items including dresses, shirts, pajamas for adults and children
  • Hem pants, replace buttons, and fix damaged clothing items for customers.
  • Sew a verity of different clothing items like gowns, owlet socks, coats, tents, icewraps, and much more
  • Meet with clients Make custom made clothes/fabric related items Alter and repair clothing items

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40. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Worked at an above average rate to complete production goals.
  • Meet production goals by being a team player.
  • Used a sewing machine to make socks Paid close attention to detail to make sure products meet client goals Met production goals
  • Sewed various garments on an assembly line Altered garments as needed Achieved production goals on a weekly basis
  • Sew dresses and other clothing Meet production goals Produce quality work
  • Sew Various Fabrics Work as a team sewing Guayaberas Meet production goals weekly

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41. OWN Business

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Here's how OWN Business is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Operate my own business, designed and sewed clothing for the public and professionals.
  • Own business sewing pillows, hems, curtains, any occasion

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42. Final Product

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Here's how Final Product is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Initiated project coordination and management from initial design concept through final production to consistently meet customer deadlines and expectations.
  • Assist in Quality of final product as well as shipment of final product.
  • Inspected final products and package for shipping.
  • Inspect and assure final product.
  • Maintained incoming and outgoing orders Fulfilling customer orders while following customer specifications Performed QA inspections of final product before delivery

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43. Design Patterns

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Here's how Design Patterns is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Design patterns using pictures and drawings.

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44. Costume Shop

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Here's how Costume Shop is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Direct and supervise subordinates in supporting tasks to maximize costume shop efficiency and productivity.
  • Work in the costume shop on campus as a work study student for the current productions.
  • Help build theater costumes and clean and organized costume shop.
  • Sew costumes and maintain cleanliness of the costume shop
  • Costume Shop Rentals Manager for 2009-2010.

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45. Etsy

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Here's how Etsy is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Respond to customers on Etsy.com, regulate site feedback and shop posts.
  • Manage social media accounts & assist with Etsy account clothing sales
  • Updated website and Etsy store with new product listings.
  • Create website and Etsy shop for sales.
  • Update company website and Etsy store.
  • Manage online media promotions on Facebook, Instagram & etsy.
  • Started selling on Ebay website, then Etsy website and now my own website has been published in July, 2014.
  • Created online presence on social media, Etsy and EBay selling handmade and gently used clothing and items.

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46. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Answered incoming telephone calls with professional and knowledgeable responses.
  • Operate cash register, sew on commercial sewing machines, answer phone calls.
  • Keep customers updated with any promotions through e-mail or phone calls.
  • Assist customers as needed per phone calls and in-store.
  • Maintained phone calls, inventory, and computer databases.
  • Answered phone calls and directed to proper offices.
  • Handle simple to complicated phone calls while running register and maintaining a clean work enviroment.

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47. Fashion Shows

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Here's how Fashion Shows is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Facilitate the store s participation in trade and fashion shows by scouting models, selecting garments, and organizing travel arrangements.
  • Model and run line up at fashion shows at the Dallas Bridal Shows.
  • Assembled garments for fashion shows, gallery events and high visibility clients.
  • Acted as wardrobe assistant at several fashion shows.
  • Self-Employed Seamstress/Fashion Show Coordinator Seamstress/Designer - Create custom made garments for individual clients Produce and Direct Fashion Shows

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48. Repair Tags

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Here's how Repair Tags is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Inspected garments and examined repair tags and markings on garments to locate defects or damage and mark errors as necessary.

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49. Clothing Manufacturers

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Here's how Clothing Manufacturers is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Fitted, altered, repaired and created made-to-measure clothing, according to customers' and clothing manufacturers' specifications.

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50. Bridesmaid Dresses

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Here's how Bridesmaid Dresses is used in Seamstress jobs:
  • Altered wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses -Meet with clients for all fittings

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20 Most Common Skills For A Seamstress

Customer Service

30.1%

Wedding Gown

10.2%

Upholstery

7.0%

Embroidery Machine

6.8%

Double Needle

4.9%

Machine Operation

4.2%

Custom Window Treatments

4.1%

Customer Orders

3.3%

Replacement Parts

3.3%

Assembly Line

3.0%

Different Types

2.7%

High Quality

2.6%

Machine Guides

2.5%

Straight Stitch

2.4%

Wedding Dresses

2.3%

Clothing Alterations

2.2%

Pant Legs

2.2%

Bridal Gowns

2.1%

T-Shirts

2.1%

Juki

2.0%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Seamstress

Rank Skill
1 Customer Service 21.6%
2 Wedding Gown 7.3%
3 Upholstery 5.0%
4 Embroidery Machine 4.9%
5 Double Needle 3.5%
6 Machine Operation 3.0%
7 Custom Window Treatments 3.0%
8 Customer Orders 2.4%
9 Replacement Parts 2.4%
10 Assembly Line 2.2%
11 Different Types 1.9%
12 High Quality 1.9%
13 Machine Guides 1.8%
14 Straight Stitch 1.7%
15 Wedding Dresses 1.7%
16 Clothing Alterations 1.6%
17 Pant Legs 1.6%
18 Bridal Gowns 1.5%
19 T-Shirts 1.5%
20 Juki 1.5%
21 Excess Material 1.5%
22 Sew Parts 1.4%
23 Presser Feet 1.3%
24 Prom Dresses 1.3%
25 Detect Problems 1.2%
26 Cloth Pieces 1.2%
27 Custom Clothing 1.1%
28 Data Entry 1.1%
29 Military Uniforms 1.1%
30 Thread Ends 1.0%
31 Garment Construction 1.0%
32 Insert Bobbins 1.0%
33 Position Items 0.9%
34 Made-To-Measure Clothing 0.9%
35 Place Spools 0.9%
36 Quality Standards 0.9%
37 Needle Machine 0.9%
38 Dye Lots 0.8%
39 Clothing Items 0.8%
40 Production Goals 0.8%
41 OWN Business 0.7%
42 Final Product 0.7%
43 Design Patterns 0.7%
44 Costume Shop 0.7%
45 Etsy 0.7%
46 Phone Calls 0.7%
47 Fashion Shows 0.7%
48 Repair Tags 0.7%
49 Clothing Manufacturers 0.6%
50 Bridesmaid Dresses 0.6%
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