Difference between a Stitching Operator and a Tailor

SHARE:

What is the difference between a tailor and an operator in the garment industry?

In the garment industry, these two terms operator and tailor are used interchangeably. But an operator and a tailor have different kind of skill levels and different job responsibilities. A stitching operator basically involved in running one stitching machine and doing one job only where the tailor is involved in doing all kind jobs to make a garment from fabric to finished garment. 

A Tailor
In the age of industrialization, garments are produced in large volume in the factories that is equipped with a large number of sewing machines. In the mass production, garments are made in the assembly lines. In the assembly line workers perform only one specific operation throughout the day. Even throughout the season and year. These stitching workers are called as an operator. They operate only one kind of machine. An operator can run and might have a skill of running more than one machine types. But in most cases in the assembly line, they are allocated to a single operation.

An Operator (Stitching machine operator)

Operators are given training on specific operations only to improve their skill on the job and eliminate the variation between garments of the same design, which are the requirement for the mass production. But a tailor is trained to make a complete garment with other activities as said above.

On the other hand, a tailor run stitching machines, stitch complete garment and he or she also cut the fabric for the garment. She makes the whole garment by using one machine or more than one machine. The person who runs a tailoring shop does all kind of jobs required to make the custom-made garment from body measurement to cutting fabric to stitching, pressing and finishing the garment. This person is a true tailor.

In a garment factory, in the sampling room stitching operators do multiple operations, even a complete garment is made by one operator. He can be considered as a tailor technically. For an example, for high fashion garment stitching factory the whole garment (dress) is made by one operator. This operator can be called as a tailor.

A tailor does all kind of garment repairing and alteration jobs.

An operator works in an organization and earns salary where a tailor can be a self-employed and run his own business.

[post_ads_2]

COMMENTS

You may also like

Name

5S,3,Activewear,1,Apparel ERP,1,apparel industry,56,apparel news,33,Apparel Production,31,Apparel Software,17,Bamboo Fabric,1,Bangladesh,1,Blogs,1,Books,31,Business Guides,9,Buyer,1,Buying House,4,CAD/CAM,1,Calculation & Formula,1,career,34,Change Management,1,Clothing,2,Clothing Brand,3,Compliance,3,Consumption,4,Costing,11,Cutting,18,Denim,3,Directory,3,Dyeing,1,eCommerce,2,Education,5,Event & Fair,14,Fabric,73,Fashion,5,Fashion Business,40,Fashion Design,3,Fashion Show,2,Fiber,1,Finishing,10,Garment Exporters,1,Garmenting,2,Gartex,1,GSM,1,Guest Post,8,Human Resource,2,Industrial Engineering,211,Infographic,5,Knitting,3,KPI,7,Kurti,1,Lean,27,Line layout,3,Machines,30,Manufacturing,51,Merchandising,105,MIS,23,MISC,20,Operation bulletin,14,Operator,1,Operator Training,1,Performance rating,1,PLM,3,Printing & Embroidery,11,Problem Solving,1,Production Planning,27,Project Report,1,QNA,121,Quality,61,Quality manual,2,Quality system,14,Research project,1,Resources,43,Retailing,4,Salary & Wages,7,Sampling,22,Scheduling,3,Sourcing,8,Spec Sheet,9,Sportswear,4,Stitching,3,Store,2,Stretch fabric,1,Student corner,1,sustainable clothing,7,T-shirt,3,Tailor,1,Tailoring Shop,2,Technology,58,Texprocess,1,Textile processing,11,Textile testing,23,Textiles,42,Threads,1,Towel,1,Trims & Accessories,15,videos,12,Waste,1,Work Study,38,Yoga wear,1,
ltr
item
Online Clothing Study: Difference between a Stitching Operator and a Tailor
Difference between a Stitching Operator and a Tailor
What is the difference between a tailor and an operator in the garment industry?
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-myUsz-3ouRE/WN_EInIzeNI/AAAAAAAAEag/p-91cwCKnBEy9gpPRN9A67i9RwSYI8QGACK4B/s640/black-head-stitching%2Bmachine.jpg
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-myUsz-3ouRE/WN_EInIzeNI/AAAAAAAAEag/p-91cwCKnBEy9gpPRN9A67i9RwSYI8QGACK4B/s72-c/black-head-stitching%2Bmachine.jpg
Online Clothing Study
http://www.onlineclothingstudy.com/2017/06/difference-between-stitching-operator.html
http://www.onlineclothingstudy.com/
http://www.onlineclothingstudy.com/
http://www.onlineclothingstudy.com/2017/06/difference-between-stitching-operator.html
true
6551124471002606808
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy