The tasks that a Sewer, Hand is expected to perform include:

Sewing together by hand parts of textile, fur and leather garments, furnishing andother textile and fur products

Using needle and thread for stitching

Repairing garments, stitching buttons and doing decorative stitching

Efficient in stitching different fabrics

Proficiency in stitching buttons

Well-versed with repairing garments

Competent with different types of materials

Proficiency in using and caring for equipment

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Creative thinking

Eye for aesthetics

Good hand-eye coordination

Commercial awareness


It is a desk job

Need not handle a team Local travelling is not 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, sharp cutting tools, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 years? experience -INR 10,000 to INR 12,000 per monthFor candidates with 2 to 5 years? experience ? INR 15,000 to INR 18,000 per monthFor candidates with over 5 years? experience ? INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview 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 ensure good job prospects for Sewer, Hand across India.

Textile and garment companies across India


Local designers across India

Towns and cities across India

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Tailoring or textile & apparel design institutes across India

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