Fabric Menders, Except Garment

Fabric Menders, Except Garment

Repair tears, holes, and other defects in fabrics, such as draperies, linens, parachutes, and tents.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Independence * Integrity * Dependability * Initiative * Innovation * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Persistence * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Measure and hem curtains, garments, and canvas coverings to size, using tape measures. * Operate sewing machines to restitch defective seams, sew up holes, or replace components of fabric articles. * Spread out articles or materials and examine them for holes, tears, worn areas, and other defects.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

Sample Job Titles Awning Craftsman, Awning Craftsperson, Bag Repairer, Canvas Repairer, Curtain Mender, Custom Marine Canvas Fabricator, Fabric Awning Repairer, Fabric Mender, Fabric Worker, Fabric Worker Fitter, Fabric Worker Foreman, Fabric Worker Leader, Fabric Worker Supervisor, Hand Weaver, Hand-Woven Carpet and Rug Mender, Industrial Sewer, Knit Goods Mender, Mender, Parachute Mender, Parachute Repairer, Perch Mender, Sail Maker, Sail Repair Person, Sail Repairer, Seamstress, Seat Mender, Sewer, Sewing Machine Operator, Tarp Repairer, Tarper, Umbrella Mender.