Industrial textiles fabricators lay out, cut, assemble and repair products made of various textiles, including canvas and synthetic fabric. They produce awnings, tents, annexes, tarpaulins, horse rugs, vehicle covers, shade cloths, bags, rucksacks, boat covers, banners, pool covers and yacht sails.
Clothing and soft furnishing production workers are involved in all stages of production, from marking and cutting the fabric through to finishing the item.
Clothing patternmakers produce master patterns from designs. They work closely with designers, interpreting their sketches to develop a style that can be achieved by the company's equipment and staff, and that fits the image of the company's label.
Clothing, fabric and textile factory hands perform routine tasks in clothing, fabric and textile factories.
Dry cleaners care for, clean, repair and rejuvenate clothing, curtains, bedding and furnishings by operating dry cleaning and ironing machines.
Textile technicians perform technical functions in various aspects of the design, production and quality control of textile products.
Manufacturers plan, organise and manage the operations of small establishments that manufacture goods.
Fashion coordinators arrange and supervise the marketing of fashion clothing for manufacturing houses, textile firms and retail stores.
Fashion designers plan and develop new clothing and accessory styles by creating original designs or by adapting fashions to suit local conditions and trends. They fabricate sample garments based on these designs.
Shoe repairers repair shoes and leather goods according to customer requirements.
Footwear workers make shoes, boots and sandals using hand and machine tools.
Milliners design and make hats and other headgear such as caps, berets, bonnets, fascinators and bridal headpieces, using materials such as felt, fabric, fur, leather, straw and artificial flowers.