|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
- Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Equipment Selection: Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Management of Financial Resources: Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
- Create a master pattern for each size within a range of garment sizes, using charts, drafting instruments, computers, and/or grading devices.
- Determine the best layout of pattern pieces to minimize waste of material, and mark fabric accordingly.
- Examine sketches, sample articles, and design specifications to determine quantities, shapes, and sizes of pattern parts, and to determine the amount of material or fabric required to make a product.
|Fashion Tailor and Dressmaker
- Programming: Writing computer programs for various purposes.
- Equipment Maintenance: Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Operation and Control: Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
- Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
- Measure customers, using tape measures, and record measurements.
- Fit and study garments on customers to determine required alterations.
- Installation: Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- Persuasion: Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
- Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Visit textile showrooms to keep up-to-date on the latest fabrics.
- Select materials and production techniques to be used for products.
- Identify target markets for designs, looking at factors such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status.