Lockstitch Lining Setter

Operate lockstitch sewing machines to set edges of linings.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

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What do Lockstitch Lining Setters do?

Operates lockstitch sewing machine to set edge of lining to garment edges, either directly or by first joining lining to facing and then setting facing to garment edge. May operate machine equipped with edgecutter to set lining and trim excess fabric. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be a Lockstitch Lining Setter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Lining-Parts Sewer, Lining Setter, Lining Setter, Lockstitch, Lining Sewer

    How to become a Lockstitch Lining Setter

    Most Lockstitch Lining 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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