Measure and hem curtains, garments, and canvas coverings to size, using tape measures.
Operate sewing machines to restitch defective seams, sew up holes, or replace components of fabric articles.
Spread out articles or materials and examine them for holes, tears, worn areas, and other defects.
Stamp grommets into canvas, using mallets and punches or eyelet machines.
Trim edges of cut or torn fabric, using scissors or knives, and stitch trimmed edges together.
Patch holes, sew tears and ripped seams, or darn defects in items, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
Check repaired and repacked survival equipment to ensure that it meets specifications.
Sew labels and emblems onto articles for identification.
Repair holes by weaving thread over them, using needles.
Clean stains from fabric or garments, using spray guns and cleaning fluid.