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Textile and apparel sewer (m/f)
German: Textil- und Modenäher/in

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


Professional experience

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.



The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.