Blindstitch Hemmer

Operate blindstitch sewing machines to hem bottom or edges of garment.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Blindstitch Hemmers do?

Operates blindstitch sewing machine equipped with folder to hem bottom or edges of garment. Adjusts machine for depth of needle penetration depending on fabric. Guides garment edge into folder and under needle to sew folded edge with stitches not visible on outer surface of garment. May book margins of seams and be designated Bookseamer, Blindstitch. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.


Should I be a Blindstitch 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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Bookseamer, Blindstitch, Hemmer, Blindstitch

    How to become a Blindstitch Hemmer

    Most Blindstitch 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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