Clothing Pattern Maker

Ringa Waitohu Kākahu

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Clothing pattern makers interpret clothing designs and measurements, draw outlines of clothing pieces and create paper patterns from them.


Clothing pattern makers with no experience can expect to earn about

$16-$17 per hour

Experienced clothing pattern makers usually earn about

$23-$25 per hour

Source: Competenz.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a clothing pattern maker are average, due to it being a small occupation but with good demand for experienced workers in some niche markets.
Sonya Whitticase working on a clothes pattern on a desk, with a clothing rack behind her

Clothing pattern makers may create designs by hand or using design software

Last updated 6 June 2017