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7435 TEXTILE, LEATHER AND RELATED PATTERN-MAKERS AND CUTTERS
 


    Textile, leather and related pattern-makers and cutters make patterns and mark and cut textile, leather and other materials in the manufacture of garments, gloves and miscellaneous products.

    Tasks include -

    (a) drawing and cutting out patterns for making suits, dresses, shirts, blouses, gloves, hats and caps and other garments;

    (b) making outlines of patterns on cloth, light leathers or other materials to guide cutting;

    (c) cutting material according to pattern outline for making up garments, gloves and related items;

    (d) performing pattern-making, marking and cutting tasks in the manufacture of other products such as soft furnishings, canvas goods and umbrellas;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Cutter, garment

  • Cutter, glove

  • Pattern-maker, fur

  • Pattern-maker, garment


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, pattern-making/ textiles - 8269


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.