Automatic Hemmer

Tend one or more automatic sewing machines that hem materials.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Hemmers do?

Tends one or more automatic sewing machines that hem continuous lengths of material: Threads material through feed rollers, machine guides, and hem-folding attachment. Starts machine that sews continuous hem and stops as material runs out or thread breaks. When tending machine that sews hemstitch, may be designated Gang-Hemstitching-Machine Operator. May be designated according to product hemmed as Curtain Hemmer, Automatic; Drapery Hemmer, Automatic; Ruffling Hemmer, Automatic. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC Master Title.

Should I be an Automatic Hemmer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Curtain Hemmer, Automatic, Drapery Hemmer, Automatic, Hemmer, Automatic, Ruffling Hemmer, Automatic

    How to become an Automatic Hemmer

    Most Automatic Hemmers 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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