Machine Scallop Cutter

Tend machines that cut lengths of embroidered fabric into scalloped strips.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Scallop Cutters do?

Tends machine that cuts lengths or belts of embroidered fabric into scalloped strips for use as decorative trimming: Inserts blade in machine head and turns setscrews to raise or lower blade, according to thickness of fabric. Places fabric on machine table, aligns prestitched line on fabric with edge of blade, and sets machine guide according to fabric alignment. Starts machine and observes flow of fabric to detect damage and irregular scalloping as fabric passes under blade. Replaces blade or adjusts height of blade to restore scalloping to specifications. Positions fabric for subsequent runs through machine and repeats process until fabric has been cut into specified number of scalloped strips. Lubricates machine. May sharpen blades.

Should I be a Machine Scallop Cutter?

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

  • Also known as: Scallop Binder, Scallop Cutter, Scallop Cutter, Machine, Scalloper

    How to become a Machine Scallop Cutter

    Most Machine Scallop Cutters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2864%25%29|certificate+%2836%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,64,64
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