Tailor/Seamstress - High End Drycleaners

West Hampstead
Market related
01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Natalie smith
Job Type
My client are currently looking for a full time Tailor/Seamstress to work in their friendly environment at a well equipped family owned Dry Cleaning shop.

Must have understanding of the following:

  • · Press garments, using hand irons or pressing machines.
  • · Record required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments. 
  • · Remove stitches from garments to be altered, using rippers or razor blades.
  • · Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
  • · Measure customers, using tape measures, and record measurements.
  • · Let out or take in seams in suits and other garments to improve fit.
  • · Maintain garment drape and proportions as alterations are performed.
  • · Make garment style changes, such as tapering trouser legs, narrowing lapels, and adding or removing padding.
  • · Measure parts such as sleeves or pant legs, and mark or pin-fold alteration lines.
  • · Put in padding and shaping materials.
  • · Repair or replace defective garment parts such as pockets, zippers, snaps, buttons, and linings.
  • · Sew buttonholes and attach buttons in order to finish garments.
  • · Take up or let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts such as sleeves.
  • · Examine tags on garments to determine alterations that are needed.
This role requires an individual who has worked in this field previously with a full understanding of garment alterations and fitting for all genders.

This is a full time role (45 hours/week including Saturday, no Sunday work is required)

If you would like to be considered for the role - please email Nataliesmith@freedomrecruit.com





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