Lockstitch Back Maker

Operate lockstitch sewing machines to make complete back of coats.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lockstitch Back Makers do?

Operates lockstitch sewing machine to make complete back of coat or jacket: Aligns center back edges from shoulder to vent, matching fabric pattern, if any, and guides edges under needle to join. Hems vent edge or attaches rectangular piece of lining fabric or tape, to conceal raw edge of vent. May attach tape to back neckline. May raise center back seam by sewing specified distance from seam line to reinforce, flatten, and decorate back seam and vent. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be a Lockstitch Back Maker?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Back Facer, Back Maker, Lockstitch, Bag Maker, Band Tacker, Bartacker, Bar Tacker, Bathing Suit Maker See More

    How to become a Lockstitch Back Maker

    Most Lockstitch Back Makers 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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