Flatlock Sewing Machine Operator

Operate flatlock sewing machines to join parts of knitwear.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Flatlock Sewing Machine Operators do?

Operates flatlock sewing machine equipped with cutting attachment to join parts of knitwear with flat, nonraveling seams. Places garment part around arm of machine with fabric edges together and operates machine to seam parts and cut excess fabric from seam. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be a Flatlock Sewing Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • 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: Flat Lock Machine Operator, Flat Lock Operator

    How to Become a
    Flatlock Sewing Machine Operator

    Most Flatlock Sewing 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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