Profession milliner

Milliners design and manufacture hats and other headwear.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Artistic

Knowledge

  • Apparel manufacturing technology

    Traditional and advanced apparel manufacturing technologies. Technologies including processes, machinery, etc. in order to compile and design pattern requirements, contribute to product costing and finalise assembly sequence and quality assurance criteria.

Skills

  • Manufacture wearing apparel products

    Manufacture either mass-product or bespoke wearing apparels of various types, assembling and joining together wearing apparel components using processes such as sewing, glueing, bonding. Assemble wearing apparel components using stitches, seams such as collars, sleeves, top fronts, top backs, pockets.

  • Design wearing apparel

    Use analytical skills, creativity, and recognise future trends in order to design wearing apparel.

  • Use manual sewing techniques

    Use manuel sewing and stitching techniques to manufacture or repair fabrics or textile-based articles.

  • Sew pieces of fabric

    Operate basic or specialised sewing machines whether domestic or industrial ones, sewing pieces of fabric, vinyl or leather in order to manufacture or repair wearing apparels, making sure the threads are selected according to specifications.

  • Distinguish accessories

    Distinguish accessories in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate accessories based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.

  • Distinguish fabrics

    Distinguish fabrics in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate fabrics based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.

Optional knowledge and skills

history of fashion decorate textile articles create mood boards buttonholing use textile technique for hand-made products