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Hand Embroiderer (Addawala)

Aliases: Embroidery, Embroidery Designer, Embroidery Pattern Maker, Karigar

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Hand Embroiderer (Addawala) is expected to perform include:
  • Creating design as per tracings (khaka) provided on to the fabric
  • Using variety of sewing techniques to create different embroidery stitches and effects such as cross stitch, French knot stitch, bullion ​knot stitch, shade work, sppliqué work, English smocking etc.​
  • Using decorative stones to fix for embellishments
  • Stitching variety of fat stitches, loop stitches and knotted stitches​
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option may be available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/10 hours every day. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be available​
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 5th
  • Certified training for Hand Embroiderer (Addawala) (programme aligned to AMH/Q 1010 released by Apparel, Made–Ups and Home Furnishing)​​
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of planning and organizing for process of hand embroidery (addawala​)
  • Knowledge of carrying out the process of embroidery as per customer requirement
  • Proficient in visualisation of the complete garment in context of embroidery​
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Able to work under high pressure
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Time management skills 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Schools across India 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:
  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3
Embroidery Designer
          ↑
Senior Hand Embroider → Entrepreneur
          ↑
Hand Embroider (Addawala)

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with experience –  Rs 8,000 to Rs 9,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 1-2 years in embroidery work is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Local designer and boutique
  • Fashion houses 
KEYWORDS 
  • Embroider
  • Embroidery Designer
  • Karigar
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157533.0211Hand Embroiderer (Addawala)
ISCO 20087533Sewers, Embroiderers and Related Workers
NIC 200813991Embroidery work and making of laces and fringes
QP ReferenceAMH/Q1010Hand Embroiderer  (Addawala)
NSQFLevel 3​Not available 
REFERENCES 
1http://www.nsdcindia.org/sites/default/files/files/Hand_Embroiderer_addawala.pdf
2http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-7.pdf
4http://www.quikr.com/jobs/need-hand-embroidery-karigar-for-boutique-delhi-W0QQAdIdZ285491804
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