Glove Sewer

Operate sewing machines to join or decorate gloves and mitten parts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glove Sewers do?

Operates sewing machine to join or decorate glove and mitten parts or finished article: Guides parts under machine needle to join thumb pieces to back and palm; to assemble finger pieces and join pieces to glove; to join sides of cuffs or cuff to glove; to stitch around fingers, thumb, and sides of glove to close glove openings; to sew on knuckle strap or finger tips; to join parts of mittens; or to stitch knit linings to elastic wristbands to complete cuffs. May repair gloves with defective stitching and be designated Mender. May be designated according to part sewn or operation performed as Closer; Fingerer; Fourchette Sewer; Knuckle-Strap Sewer; Mitten Stitcher; Palm-And-Back Forger. May be designated: Strapper; Thumb Sewer; Tipper; Wrist Closer; Wrister; Wrist Liner. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be a Glove Sewer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Armhole Sewer, Belt Sewer, Briefcase Sewer, Buckle Sewer, Buckram Sewer, Burlap-Bag Sewer, Button Sewer, Fancy Sewer See More

    How to become a Glove Sewer

    Most Glove 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
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