Blindstitch Lapel Padder
Operate sewing machines that attach canvas interlining to lapel of coats.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Blindstitch Lapel Padders do?
Operates blindstitch sewing machine to attach canvas interlining to lapel of coat, manipulating fabric to ease-in fullness so lapel rolls outward. Adjusts machine for depth of needle penetration, depending on fabric, and sews lines of stitching, following contour of lapel. May sew lines of stitching on coat collar instead of lapel and be designated Collar Padder, Blindstitch. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.
Should I be a Blindstitch Lapel Padder?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Collar Padder, Blindstitch, Lapeler, Lapel Padder, Lapel Padder, Blindstitch
How to become a Blindstitch Lapel Padder
Most Blindstitch Lapel Padders 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.
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