Lockstitch Coat Joiner

Operate lockstitch sewing machines to join side panels to back of coats.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Lockstitch Coat Joiners do?

Operates lockstitch sewing machine to join side panels to back of coat or jacket: Positions edges, joining matching fabric pattern as necessary and guides fabric under needle, manipulating fabric to provide fullness over chest area. May fold edge of coat panel according to marks to form vent. May attach tape around back of armhole, flattening seams, pulling tape taut, and manipulating coat fabric to ease-in fullness. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.


Should I be a Lockstitch Coat Joiner?

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

  • Also known as: Cloth Joiner, Tents, Coat Joiner, Coat Joiner, Lockstitch, Parachute-Panel Joiner, Rejoiner

    How to become a Lockstitch Coat Joiner

    Most Lockstitch Coat Joiners 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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