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Your profession: Textile and apparel sewer (m/f)

Professional activities

Textile and apparel sewers produce pattern pieces, prototypes, and small series of clothing items and textile products. They plan production stages, cut material to size, join individual parts together and work on these.

Fields of work

Textile and apparel sewers find employment predominately

  • in industrial garment and textile production businesses
  • with manufacturers of household textiles, for example of bedding and tableware
  • They are also employed in the alteration service, for example with larger fashion houses or specialist household textiles or luggage stores


The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).