|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.
- Operation Monitoring: Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
- Read scripts and consult directors and other production staff in order to develop design concepts and plan productions.
- Draw patterns for articles designed; then cut patterns, and cut material according to patterns, using measuring instruments and scissors.
- Provide sample garments to agents and sales representatives, and arrange for showings of sample garments at sales meetings or fashion shows.
|Fashion Tailor and Dressmaker
- 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.
- Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Fit and study garments on customers to determine required alterations.
- Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
- Put in padding and shaping materials.
- Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Management of Material Resources: Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
- Management of Financial Resources: Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
- Compute dimensions of patterns according to sizes, considering stretching of material.
- Position and cut out master or sample patterns, using scissors and knives, or print out copies of patterns, using computers.
- Discuss design specifications with designers, and convert their original models of garments into patterns of separate parts that can be laid out on a length of fabric.