Seamstress – Freelance

REPORTS TO: The Senior Pattern Cutter

Overall Purpose: To make clothes by following the guidance of Design and Product Development.


  • To measure clients and fit garments to them using various tools and equipment including fabric, needles, thread and sewing machines.
  • To lengthen or shorten garments to fit clients properly or replace zippers.
  • Take body measurements / make garments to a specified size
  • Draw the outlines of the dress on the fabric, as per the measurements taken, and then cut the fabric using a pair of scissors. Once all the pieces of the dress are cut, the seamstress attaches the pieces together with pins before sewing them by using a sewing machine.
  • Make finishing touches to the garment by sewing the buttons, zips or hooks etc
  • To carry out mending, repairing or altering clothes e.g., sleeve and cuff

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to sew.
  • Thorough knowledge of zippers, fabric, buttons, linings and patterns.
  • Manual dexterity and strong eye-hand coordination.
  • Must be attentive to detail, demonstrate strong self-control, and be able to work well independently.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with clients to determine their needs

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