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Sewing Machinist

Kaiwhakamahi Pūrere Tuitui

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Sewing machinists stitch together clothing, canvas for tents and awnings, and soft furnishings.


Sewing machinists usually earn

$18-$25 per hour

Source: NZ Fashion Tech and Competenz, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a sewing machinist are good due to increased demand and a shortage of workers.
Angela Flynn guiding black material with white spots through a sewing machine

Sewing machinists may make garments on industrial sewing machines

Last updated 28 August 2018