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51-6041.00 - Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

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Dye, soak, polish, paint, stamp, stitch, stain, buff, or engrave leather or other materials to obtain desired effects, decorations, or shapes.

51-6052.00 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
  • Sew garments, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
  • Take up or let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts such as sleeves.
  • Let out or take in seams in suits and other garments to improve fit.
  • Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
  • Fit, alter, repair, and make made-to-measure clothing, according to customers' and clothing manufacturers' specifications and fit, and applying principles of garment design, construction, and styling.
  • Make garment style changes, such as tapering pant legs, narrowing lapels, and adding or removing padding.
  • Sew buttonholes and attach buttons to finish garments.
51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand
  • Sew, join, reinforce, or finish parts of articles, such as garments, books, mattresses, toys, and wigs, using needles and thread or other materials.
  • Use different sewing techniques such as felling, tacking, basting, embroidery, and fagoting.
  • Sew buttonholes, or add lace or other trimming.
  • Soften leather or shoe material with water to prepare it for sewing.
51-6021.00 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
  • Spray water over fabric to soften fibers when not using steam irons.
  • Moisten materials to soften and smooth them.
  • Use covering cloths to prevent equipment from damaging delicate fabrics.
51-6093.00 Upholsterers
  • Sew rips or tears in material, or create tufting, using needles and thread.
  • Operate sewing machines or sew upholstery by hand to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.
  • Attach bindings or apply solutions to edges of cut material to prevent raveling.
51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
  • Mend and sew articles, using hand stitching, adhesive patches, or sewing machines.
  • Dye articles to change or restore their colors, using knowledge of textile compositions and the properties and effects of bleaches and dyes.

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