Skills Garment Repair Seamstress near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a garment repair seamstress in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners (NOC 64200).


  • Make made-to-measure garments according to customer and manufacturing specifications
  • Fit, alter and repair garments as required
  • Lay out, cut, sew and press materials to make hats
  • Make, alter or re-style fur garments and accessories
  • Operate sewing machines or sew by hand
  • Select and modify commercial patterns to customers' and clothing manufacturers' specifications and fit
  • Design patterns to fit measurements
  • Mark, cut and sew fabric

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Building Help - Building
  • Restoring and Repairing
  • Constructing
Communication Help - Communication
  • Advising and Consulting
Creative Expression Help - Creative Expression
  • Designing
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Analyzing Information


Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Building and Construction
  • Design
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
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