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Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Make precision fabric patterns.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$22.99 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -9.7%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Confer with customers or designers to determine order specifications.
  • Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.
  • Design templates or patterns.
  • Program equipment to perform production tasks.
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Job Title Examples:

Automatic Fabric Cutter (Autocutter)
Computer Aided Pattern Designer
Pattern Designer

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