Coverstitch Machine Operator

Operate coverstitch sewing machines to join parts of knit garments.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Coverstitch Machine Operators do?

Operates coverstitch sewing machine to join parts of knit garments, or to attach narrow fabric, such as tape, lace, or borders, to edges, or to flatten presewn seams. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be a Coverstitch Machine Operator?

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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cover Stitch Machine Operator, Overedge Machine Operator, Overedge-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Coverstitch Machine Operator

    Most Coverstitch Machine Operators 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
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