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7433 TAILORS, DRESSMAKERS AND HATTERS
 


    Tailors, dressmakers and hatters make suits, dresses and other garments from textile fabrics, leather or any other material except fur, carry out alterations and repairs, or make hats, or participate in the manufacture of ready-to-wear garments.

    Tasks include -

    (a) making overcoats, suits, skirts, shirts, blouses, lingerie, corsetry and similar garments often to clients' individual requirements;

    (b) participating in the manufacture of ready-to-wear clothing;

    (c) making hats;

    (d) altering, restyling and repairing garments;

    (e) making and caring for costumes used in theatrical, television and motion picture productions;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Dressmaker

  • Milliner

  • Tailor


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Handicraft worker, textiles - 7332

  • Machine-operator, sewing - 8263


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.