Carpet Sewer

Operate sewing machines to join carpet sections or braided yarn strips.
picture of Carpet Sewer

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Carpet Sewers do?

Operates sewing machine to join carpet sections or braided yarn strips to form rug and finish edges, performing any combination of following duties: Joins sections of carpeting to form rug of desired size or continuous length. Sews decorative trimmings on rugs, borders on runners, or binding to prevent edges from raveling. Operates sewing machine that loops yarn into fringe and stitches fringe to edge of rug. Joins braided strips of yarn to form round or oval rug of desired size. Joins widths of leno cloth used on backing of rugs. May join sections of carpet together, using seaming tape and liquid cement. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be a Carpet Sewer?

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

  • Also known as: Charge-Bag Sewer, Chin-Strap Sewer, Cuff Sewer, Curtain Sewer, Cushion Sewer, Flower Cheniller, Parachute-Crown Sewer See More

    How to become a Carpet Sewer

    Most Carpet Sewers 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
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Carpet Sewer