Cloth Shader

Examine cloth for uniformity of the color using a winding device.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cloth Shaders do?

Examines cloth for uniformity of color, using winding device: Inserts end of cloth roll over top roller of winding device and pins end to guide cloth on bottom roller. Presses button to start rollers, winding cloth around bottom roller. Presses button to stop rollers at intervals and holds swatch against cloth to compare color. Examines roll of cloth for uniformity of color. Marks off-shade portions of cloth, using chalk. May weigh and record cloth weights. May inspect cloth for defects [CLOTH EXAMINER, MACHINE]. May tend machine that measures length of cloth rolls [CLOTH MEASURER, MACHINE].

Should I be a Cloth Shader?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Cloth Shader

    Most Cloth Shaders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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