Automatic Folder-Seamer

Tend machines that fold, stitch and cut clothes to form various articles.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Folder-Seamers do?

Tends machine that folds, stitches, and cuts cloth into lengths to form articles, such as bags, finger-buffs, pillowcases, straps, or tie-backs. May turn handwheel or thumbscrew to adjust tension on roll of cloth. May tend machine that sews string into hem of draw-string bag and be designated Sheet Cutter II. May be designated according to article fabricated as Bag-Making-Machine Tender; Belt-Loop Maker; Pillowcase Sewer, Automatic; Sewer-And-Cutter, Finger-Buff Material; Strap-Machine Operator, Automatic; Tie-Back Sewer, Automatic. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC Master Title.

Should I be an Automatic Folder-Seamer?

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: Bedspread Seamer, Folder Seamer, Folder-Seamer, Automatic, Gore Seamer, Hose Seamer, Seamer, Elastic Band

    How to become an Automatic Folder-Seamer

    Most Automatic Folder-Seamers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9hacaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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