Outfitter Dressmaker Garment-maker Couturier

The tasks a Tailor, General is expected to perform include: Making garments by stitching various components

Measuring customers for size with inch-tape

Recording measurements for making garments

Cutting material according to pattern and size

Assembling garment parts by sewing

Marking alterations to be made and finishing garments

Preparing new designs and supervising sewing, stitching, button-holing, etc.Repairing and renovating garments

Well-versed with different types of patterns and designs for males and females

Efficient in removing stitches from garments to be altered, using rippers or razor blades

Ability to estimate garment cost

Well-versed with taking measurements for different patterns

Proficiency in operating sewing machine

Well-versed with cutting and trimming of garments

Basic knowledge of latest trends in dress designs

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Eye for details

Artistic Creative thinking

Dexterity of hands

Depth perception

Good hand-eye coordination

Near vision acuity

It is a desk job

Need to handle a team

Local travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Working hours are for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg ( OL), Both Leg (BL), Muscular Weakness (MW) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards include strained vision, cuts, wounds, back aches, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.Health risks include exposure to needles, chemicals, dyes, odours, sharp cutting tool, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years? experience ? INR 7,000 to INR 8,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 to 5 years? experience ? INR 12,000 to INR 13,000 per monthFor candidates with over 5 years? experience ? INR 15,000 to INR 16,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview and Growth of Textile and Clothing Industry in India

The Indian textiles and clothing sector?s output is expected to grow at an annual average rate of 10 percent in the next 10 years, thereby increasing its worth to ?10.5 lakh crores in 2022.

The textiles and clothing sector plays a significant role in employment generation. The sector employs 15.23 million people, of which 2.3 million are factory workers. Constant growth of the sector and its contribution to the economy implies that the manpower has and would continue to play an important role in the sector. Textile policy aims to create 35 million jobs and achieve exports worth ?18 lakh crores by 2024-25 with the help of investments. All these factors indicate good job prospects for Tailor, General and other professionals across India.

Textile and garment manufacturing companies across India

Garment showrooms across India

Local dress designers across India


Cities and towns across India

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Tailoring or textile & apparel design institutes across India

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