Lockstitch Collar Setter

Operate lockstitch sewing machines to attach collars to garments.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lockstitch Collar Setters do?

Operates lockstitch sewing machine to attach collar to neckline of garment: Positions edges of one or more layers of collar on neckline and joins collar to neckline of garment, manipulating fabric to align edges according to markings. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title. On styles requiring separate joining of collar layers, may join unattached edge to neckline and be designated Collar Closer, Lockstitch. May set cuffs instead of collars and be designated Cuff Setter, Lockstitch.

Should I be a Lockstitch Collar Setter?

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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Collar Closer, Lockstitch, Collar Setter, Lockstitch

    How to become a Lockstitch Collar Setter

    Most Lockstitch Collar Setters 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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