Sew gathered and collated signatures by hand to form books.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hand Stitchers do?
Sews gathered and collated signatures by hand to form book preparatory to binding: Stretches holding cords over workbench frame. Positions signatures in frame according to numbered sequence and attaches signatures to holding cords, using needle and thread. Wraps cloth tape around frame to compress signatures and sews signatures together to form book. Routes book to binding department.
Should I be a Hand Stitcher?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Bottom Stitcher, Bow Attacher, Hook-And-Eye Attacher, Middle Stitcher, Roll-Edge Stitcher, Hand, Side-Stitcher
How to become a Hand Stitcher
Most Hand Stitchers 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.
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