Seamstress Job Description

A seamstress or tailors is a female who sews clothing.

Many seamstresses make a living by making clothes by hand or on sewing machines.

Others sew for department stores, tailor shops, or other specialty shops.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an experienced seamstress to help us with our upcoming line of clothing. We need someone who is able to sew quickly and accurately, and who has a good eye for detail. If you think you might be a good fit for the job, please send us your resume and a few samples of your work.

Seamstress Duties:

  • Mend garments
  • Gather materials
  • Cut fabric
  • Modify garments
  • Evaluate fit
  • Maintain inventory
  • Clean and sanitize work area
  • Use sewing machine, cutting equipment, and overlock machine

Seamstress Responsibilities:

  • Understand, meet, and exceed company’s quality standards
  • Set up, maintain, and troubleshoot sewing machines
  • Use computer-aided design software to create patterns and adjust garments
  • Create, maintain, and update garment production schedule and inventory of materials
  • Maintain sewing inventory, tools, and equipment
  • Monitor inventory accuracy
  • Monitor and record sewing production, time, and work progress
  • Approve garment production
  • Create and maintain garment quality records
  • Review garment quality results with supervisor
  • Follow company safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Basic sewing skills
  • Ability to read patterns
  • Experience with general office equipment

[Company Name] embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to building a team that is inclusive of people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages. We encourage applications from veterans and individuals with diverse backgrounds.