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Upholstery and interior furnishings seamer/seamstress (m/f)
German: Polster- und Dekorationsnäher/in

Fields of work

Upholstery and interior furnishings seamers/seamstresses work in specialist craft trade companies in the interior decoration sector, in the upholstered furniture industry, in workshops producing fitted curtains and at other companies offering relevant services, such as in interior decoration departments in large stores.


Professional experience

  • Produce curtains and interior decorations
  • Produce upholstery in textile materials and leather
  • Produce covers and slip covers
  • Select and process work and auxiliary materials
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment
  • Carry out decorative and finishing work
  • Set up, operate and maintain sewing machines and ironing systems
  • Produce patterns and cuts according due consideration to the rational use of materials
  • Prepare work processes
  • Use information and communication technology systems
  • Prepare work documentation
  • Carry out measurements
  • Evaluate and document work results and carry out quality assurance measures



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