Corset Fitter

Fit and alter foundation garments.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Corset Fitters do?

Fits and alters foundation garments, such as girdles and corsets, to customer’s measurements: Measures customer, using tape measure, and records measurements on alteration tag. Pins garment at various points or marks with chalk to indicate alterations required. Sews garment by hand or machine, performing alterations, such as adjusting length of garment, garters, or straps, or taking in darts.


Should I be a Corset Fitter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Cloth Cutter, Clothing Cutter, Coat Baster, Coat Cutter, Coat Fitter, Coat Padder, Collar Cutter, Collar Setter See More

    How to become a Corset Fitter

    Most Corset Fitters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9rhaaa&chl=no+college+%2871%25%29|certificate+%2820%25%29|associate%27s+%289%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,71,71
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