Operate machines to stitch twines through broom fibers.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Broom Stitchers do?
Operates machine to stitch twine through broom fibers to strengthen and shape body of broom: Inserts and tightens jaws in vise that holds broom for stitching. Attaches ratchet and turns lever to set number, rows, and length of stitches. Inserts and clamps brush end of broom in vise. Cuts specified length of twine for each course, using knife. Wraps twine around broom and pulls one end between fibers, using hook, and threads other end through needle. Pushes vise into stitcher and starts machine to stitch fibers. May buckle leather strap around broom to hold it during stitching.
Should I be a Broom Stitcher?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Brick Pitcher, Stitch Fudger
How to become a Broom Stitcher
Broom Stitchers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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