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Seamstresses are employed by custom clothing shops or factories. Their duties include making and modifying clothing, discussing requirements with clients, repairing tears, applying buttons, and mending zippers. They may also produce specialized garments like army equipment or medical correctional items. Those interested in a Seamstress position should showcase in their resumes sewing skills, effective communication, customer service orientation, teamwork, an eye for details, and the ability to meet tight deadlines. Successful example resumes make display of a high school diploma and a certificate program.

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1

Seamstress

Sewed material to create high quality men's suits. Responsible for adhering to all required expectations and quality control.

  • Consistently exceeded the daily quota of required quantity per position
  • Recognized for perfect attendance throughout 15 years of employment
  • Developed solid collaborative relationship with co-workers and supervisors, including other departments
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
2

Self Employed Designer /seamstress

  • Constructed and styled garment by hand and sewing machines. Altered clothing to fit individual customers and repaired defective garments.
  • Constructed and styled dress for bridesmaids with all kinds of fabrics.
  • Designed and made woman's, children's and men's clothing along with all accessories.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
Art
C
Graphic
3

Seamstress

Draft apparel design

  • Produce custom design and sewing
  • Alter denim jeans using special techniques to retain original hemlines
  • Perform various types of alterations and repairs, but not limited to jackets, pants, tops
  • Detailed knowledge of garment construction
  • Sourcing fabric
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
English
4

Seamstress

Constructing 18th century period garments that are sold throughout [company name]

  • Use of industrial machines and sergers, gravity irons, and rotary cutters and hand sewing
  • Modifying patterns for resizing, or for new garments
  • Cutting fabric using patterns or provided measurements
  • Transporting bolts of fabric 50+ lbs
  • Train new hires in garment construction, packaging and processing
  • Maintain, receive and ship out inventory
  • Delegated projects and tasks
  • Maintained weekly progress and timing paperwork
  • Key Holder
  • Basic office tasks (computer work, answering phones ect.)
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Specialist
5

Seamstress

  • Perform appropriate sewing operations to produce specific casket interiors.
  • Quality control of fabric and cardboard components.
  • Use of industrial sewing machines, shirring machines, serger and fabric cutting saw.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Apparel Merchandising And Product Development
Research
6

Entrepreneur/ Seamstress, Tailor, Fashion Designer

Consult with clients on specific needs

  • Meet with clients for fitting and adjustments of clothing
  • Finish Clothing by customers specified deadline
  • Reply and answer emails, phone calls, and text messages from clients in timely manner
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Fashion Design And Marketing
7

Seamstress

  • Sewed toes into panty hose and inspected work quality of others
  • Inspected quality of work
  • Counted out product to be placed into bundles
  • Helped out in other departments as needed
  • Worked in shipping area applying labels
  • Kept records of performance
  • Very efficient in production work
  • Adjusted well to changes in styles and fabric
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
8

Seamstress

  • Embroidery machine operator
  • Sewing, alterations & pressing
  • Assists in trophy department
  • Assists in pulling customer orders
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Seamstress

  • Couture detailing
  • Hand sewing
  • Bead work
  • Sewing with various materials
  • Oversee day to day operations
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Fashion Design / Development

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