Profession sewing machinist
Sewing machinists sew components of wearing apparel together. They can repair and renovate wearing apparel by hand or by using a different sewing machines.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Realistic / Artistic
- Manufacturing of made-up textile articles
Manufacturing processes in wearing apparel and made-up textiles. Different technologies and machinery involved in the manufacturing processes.
- 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.
The methods of buttonholing using specialised buttonholing machines in order to make buttonholes to wearing apparel.
- Manufacturing of wearing apparel
The processes used to fabricate wearing apparel and the different technologies and machinery involved in the manufacturing processes.
- Decorate textile articles
Decorate wearing apparels and made up textile articles by hand or using machines. Decorate textile articles with ornaments, braided cords, golden yarns, soutaches, jewellery, and cristals.
- Operate garment manufacturing machines
Operate and monitor machines which make miscellaneous wearing apparel articles. Operate and monitor machines that fold cloth into measured length, and measure size of pieces.
- Distinguish accessories
Distinguish accessories in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate accessories based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.
- 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.
- Distinguish fabrics
Distinguish fabrics in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate fabrics based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.
- Alter wearing apparel
Alter wearing apparel repairing or adjusting it to the clients/manufacturing specifications. Perform altering by hand or using equipment.
- 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.
- Sew textile-based articles
Sew different products based on textiles and wearing apparel articles. Combine good hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and physical and mental stamina.
Optional knowledge and skillsembroider fabrics manufacture personal protective equipment made of textile
Common job titles
- Sewing machinist
- Cnc cutting table operator
- Cnc machinist
- Fabric cutter
- Sewing machine mechanic
- Manufacturing engineer - cnc machinist
- Industrial sewing machinists
- Tooling technician