Sew, join, reinforce, or finish parts of articles, such as garments, books, mattresses, toys, and wigs, using needles and thread or other materials.
Trim excess threads or edges of parts, using scissors or knives.
Select thread, twine, cord, or yarn to be used, and thread needles.
Draw and cut patterns according to specifications.
Fold, twist, stretch, or drape material, and secure articles in preparation for sewing.
Level of Education Attained by Sewers, Hand
Most common level of education among people in this career: High school diploma or equivalent (30%)
Less than high school diploma
High school diploma or equivalent
*All other responses combined for clarity.
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