Cloth Framer

Wind pile fabric onto frames to prevent crushing of pile.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cloth Framers do?

Winds pile fabric onto frames to prevent crushing of pile during storage or shipment: Places frame on winding brackets of worktable. Turns frame by hand and catches cloth selvages on hooks of frame, spacing cloth around frame in layers. Bolts precut wooden slats to outside of frame, using wrench. Places frame of cloth in box and trucks box to storage area. Works as member of team to frame cloth.

Should I be a Cloth Framer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • 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: Clothes Wringer

    How to become a Cloth Framer

    Cloth Framers 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. Check out these schools offering Cloth Framer-related education!
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