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11 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers.

  • Sew garments, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
51-6042.00 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Turn screws to regulate size of staples.
  • Turn setscrews on needle bars, and position required numbers of needles in stitching machines.
  • Switch on machines, lower pressure feet or rollers to secure parts, and start machine stitching, using hand, foot, or knee controls.
  • Operate or tend machines to join, decorate, reinforce, or finish shoes and shoe parts.
  • Fill shuttle spools with thread from a machine's bobbin winder by pressing a foot treadle.
  • Turn knobs to adjust stitch length and thread tension.
51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators
  • Start and operate or tend machines, such as single or double needle serging and flat-bed felling machines, to automatically join, reinforce, or decorate material or articles.
  • Turn knobs, screws, and dials to adjust settings of machines, according to garment styles and equipment performance.
  • Mount attachments, such as needles, cutting blades, or pattern plates, and adjust machine guides according to specifications.
  • Perform specialized or automatic sewing machine functions, such as buttonhole making or tacking.
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.
  • Repair or replace soles, heels, and other parts of footwear, using sewing, buffing and other shoe repair machines, materials, and equipment.
  • 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.
51-5113.00 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
  • Stitch or glue endpapers, bindings, backings, or signatures, using sewing machines, glue machines, or glue and brushes.
  • Form book bodies by folding and sewing printed sheets to form signatures and assembling signatures in numerical order.
27-2031.00 Dancers
  • Prepare pointe shoes, by sewing or other means, for use in rehearsals and performance.
51-9111.00 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Secure finished packaged items by hand tying, sewing, gluing, stapling, or attaching fastener.
51-6061.00 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Sew ends of cloth together, by hand or using machines, to form endless lengths of cloth to facilitate processing.
51-6021.00 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
  • Sew ends of new material to leaders or to ends of material in pressing machines, using sewing machines.
51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
  • Mend and sew articles, using hand stitching, adhesive patches, or sewing machines.