Pattern Designer

Fabric Cutter

Garment Patternmaker



The tasks a Textile, Leather and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters, Other is expected to perform include:

Making marking patterns and cutting textile, leather and other materials in the manufactureof garments, gloves and miscellaneous products

Equipped in testing patterns by making and fitting sample garments

Well-versed with drawing details on outlined parts to indicate where parts are to be joined, as well as the positions of pleats, pockets, buttonholes, and other features, using computers or drafting instruments

Proficient in creating a master pattern for each size within a range of garment sizes, using charts, drafting instruments, computers, and/or grading devices

Well-versed in tracing outlines of specified patterns onto material, and cutting fabric using scissors

Knowledge of computing dimensions of patterns according to sizes, considering stretching of material


Will be updated


Creative thinking

Eye for aesthetics

Good hand-eye coordination

Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team Local travelling is a part of this job role

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

Work from home option is not 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?Yes

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, leg pain, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.Health risks include exposure to needles, sharp cutting tool and sewing machine

For candidates with up to 2 years? experience ? INR 10,000toINR 11,000permonthForcandidateswith2to5years?experience?INR 15,000toINR 16,500permonthFor candidates with over 5 years? experience ? INR 20,000toINR 21,000permonth (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Textile Industry in IndiaThe 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. Schemes for the Development of Textiles IndustryThe Integrated Skill Development Scheme for the textiles and apparel sector, including jute and handicrafts, was initiated by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, in July 2013 to impart skills to 1.5 million workers in the next five years (2012-17). All these factors indicate good job prospects for Textile, Leather and Related Pattern Makers and Cutters, Other

Fabric manufacturers across India

Apparel manufacturers across India

Readymade garment manufacturers in India


Cities and towns across India