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51-5113.00 - Print Binding and Finishing Workers

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Form book bodies by folding and sewing printed sheets to form signatures and assembling signatures in numerical order.

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.
51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
  • Align and stitch or glue materials such as fabric, fleece, leather, or wood, to join parts.
  • Dye, soak, polish, paint, stamp, stitch, stain, buff, or engrave leather or other materials to obtain desired effects, decorations, or shapes.
  • Re-sew seams, and replace handles and linings of suitcases or handbags.
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.
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.
27-2031.00 Dancers
  • Prepare pointe shoes, by sewing or other means, for use in rehearsals and performance.

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