Tailor resume samples

Tailors provide garment design and repair services to their customers. Common work activities mentioned in a Tailor resume include discussing client requirements, making alterations, taking measures, shortening or lengthening sleeves, trimming excess material, pressing garments and determining pricing. The most successful resume samples for Tailor showcase tailoring expertise, good communication and networking skills, creativity, problem solving orientation, time management, and organization. Most candidates for a Tailor job hold relevant certification from a vocational college or a trade school.


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Tailor / Quality Control Department Manager

Created clothing items including coats, underwear, socks, shirts, and pants, carefully following designated color, cut, style, size, and quantity.

  • Performed quality control on completed jobs to detect defects.
  • Oversaw shipping and receiving of raw material and finished garments.
  • Maintained log book of production, defects, and hours worked.
  • Entered key data into computer system for review by management.
CANDIDATE INFO
20
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Tailor

Performed customer fittings by determining the needs of the garment on the customer and taking note of customer requests

  • Performed all alterations on garments fitted to customer, brought in for alteration, or stock that
  • Pressed finished goods and removes chalk marks so that garments are ready to wear for the customer at pick-up
  • Completed alterations on a timely basis to insure delivery to customer by promised date.
  • Assisted shop manager with maintaining reports
CANDIDATE INFO
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Tailoring
3

Tailor

Performed customer fittings by determining the needs of the garment on the customer and taking note of customer requests

  • Performed all alterations on garments fitted to customer, brought in for alteration, or stock that
  • Pressed finished goods and removes chalk marks so that garments are ready to wear for the customer at pick-up
  • Completed alterations on a timely basis to insure delivery to customer by promised date.
  • Assisted shop manager with maintaining reports
CANDIDATE INFO
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
4

Tailor

Communicated orally with customers regarding alterations to be made to customer clothing.

  • Took measurements of customers and recorded their sizes.
  • Fit garments on customers and market areas requiring alterations.
  • Sewed by hand garment pieces together as buttons and buttons holes.
  • Performed and completed alterations/tailor fittings
  • Followed through on customer needs in a timely manner.
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Department Manager/alterations & Tailor Shop

Provide quality customer service that [company name] is known for, coach and train employees to do so as well

  • Oversee daily operations, including opening and closing, managing workload, conflict resolution and interactions with customers and coworkers
  • Coordinates Vendor relations, such as purchasing high end inventory relative to area customers and coordinating payments-due timeline to insure timely delivery
  • Develop short and long term plans to increase sales and productivity
  • Manage a team of nine employees in their daily activities as well as mentoring each seamstress to realize and developing skill sets
  • Maintain communication with store manager to better assist the store's needs and success
  • Controlled expenses and raised productivity, remained flat with store plan for labor expenses and income, raised productivity by an overall 30%
CANDIDATE INFO
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Fashion Design
6

Master Tailor/head Tailor

Responsible for knowing and understanding all aspects of alterations on all garments

  • Expertise in made-to-measure programs for clothing
  • Responsible for overall shop productivity of at least 85% and ensuring alterations are completed by promise date
  • Responsible for Quality and individual productivity
  • Responsible for training other fitters and sales associates in fitting programs
  • Responsible for keeping the tailor shop equipped with supplies needed to perform duties
  • Communicate well with our corporate tailor shop as well as store level associates
CANDIDATE INFO
27
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BS
Fashion Merchandising
MS
Fashion Merchandising
7

Tailor/sewing Assistant

Taught students, of various ages, how to clean, thread and operate an industrial sewing machine.

  • Made alterations to clothing based on customers' needs; designed and created custom pieces of clothing based on orders.
  • Opened and closed the shop daily; swept, mopped, and cleaned shop twice a day.
  • Take and track inventory of all materials in shop; ordered new materials and replenished old material.
CANDIDATE INFO
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Arts
8

Tailor/fitter

All kind of alterations for men and women garments, fancy suits and evening gowns.

  • Perform fitting/tailoring, detail corrections, and body measurement.
  • Specialize working with luxury merchandise.
  • Marking garment to improve better fit, ability to follow marks done by others.
  • Special attention for details during a fitting, performing complete sewing service for client's clothes.
  • Knowing and understanding different kind of fabric / styling /ironing.
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Fashion Production
BS
Business Management And Administration
9

Tailor Assistant

Operate cash register when customers pay for their products

  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Assist customers to the fitting room and take away clothing when completed
  • Operate iron for the Tailor
  • Picking up the phone to assist customer on the phone
  • Unpacking the boxes for the tailor and set up his equipments
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
10

Apprentice Tailor

  • Perform alterations on garments, including wedding dresses, evening gowns, and suits.
  • Steam and press garments to prepare them for pick up by the client.
  • In charge of managing orders and prioritizing them based on due date and difficulty of alterations.
  • Maintain inventory of thread, lace and other supplies, and creates orders as needed.
  • In charge of training new employees in performing various alterations.
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Theatre

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