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Friday 4.25.2014

National Application Center :: career details :: Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

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Career Details :: Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

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Draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also mark and cut fabrics and apparel.


Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience may be helpful in these occupations, but usually is not needed. For example, a drywall installer might benefit from experience installing drywall, but an inexperienced person could still learn to be an installer with little difficulty.


These occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job-related course work. In some cases, an associate's or bachelor's degree could be needed.


Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees.


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