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Sewing Machinists

Sewing machinists sew and finish garments by hand or machine, rectify faults in manufactured textile goods and repair worn and damaged garments.

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About this Career

£18,647

Average salary

New workers start around £7,656.30. Normal pay is £18,647 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £28,452.85.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Routinely cleans and oils machine and reports or remedies any mechanical faults.
  • Embroiders decorative designs on textiles with machine stitching.
  • Performs hand sewing tasks in the making, trimming and finishing of fur, sheepskin, leather, upholstery, mats, carpets, umbrellas and other textile products.
  • Examines fabrics of all types to identify imperfections and determine best method of repair.
  • Operates standard and specialised machines to sew, finish and repair garments and other textile, fabric, fur and skin products.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
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Active Listening
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Reading Comprehension
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Active Learning
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Mathematics
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Critical Thinking
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Monitoring
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Writing
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Speaking
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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