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Workroom Seamstress / Sewer

Company Overview

Dawson Custom Workroom

Dawson Custom Workroom Website
Proprietor David Dawson has more than 25 years of sewing design experience, encompassing interior design work in the homes of San Francisco’s most prominent neighborhoods as well as leading interior designers, firms, and showrooms NATIONWIDE. DCW’s work can be seen in leading design magazines – such as ELLE Decor, Dwell, Architectural Digest, California Home & Design, TRADITIONAL HOME and the NY Times Magazine.

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  • Hours: Part-time
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Job Duties

Primary job duties include;
- sewing draperies
- roman shades
- pillows
- cushions
- bedding
and other soft goods by hand and using our sewing machines.

Job Requirements

-Comfortable working with basic construction and sewing tools such as Industrial sewing machine (e.g., Single needle, Overlock, Tacking machine, Blind Stitch) Fabric Scissors, Air Compressor, Industrial Iron, etc.
- Strong work ethic and positive attitude
- Self-motivated and takes detailed direction well
- Maintains good organization in the workplace

Skills/Experience Preferred

Applicants with expertise in workrooms and construction of heavier soft goods are preferred.

While we welcome applicants with all types of sewing and construction experience, please understand that the construction of draperies and window coverings takes a different skill set than most other forms of sewing. Applicants with expertise in workrooms and construction of heavier soft goods are preferred. Some "on the job" training may be available if necessary.


$20-$25/hr, DOE


Benefits available with full time employment after 90 days (sick leave carries as of day 1).


M-F, 8:00am - 4:00pm (Full Time or Part Time, Candidate choice)

Resume Required


Cover letter Required


Other Application Requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, women, gender non-conforming people, persons with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ people, veterans, and adults of all ages are strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.