Narrow Fabrics Weaver

Operate battery of looms to weave multiple widths of narrow fabrics.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Narrow Fabrics Weavers do?

Operates battery of looms to weave multiple widths of narrow fabric, such as ribbon or tape: Observes weaving to detect exhausted filling packages and replaces exhausted packages with full packages. Replaces defective shuttles, tension springs, and shuttle eyes, using handtools. May operate looms equipped with automatic motions to stop loom as yarn breaks or after weaving specified number of picks. May draw-in warp yarn [DRAWER-IN, HAND 683.684-014]. May tend machine to wind filling [YARN WINDER 681.685-154]. May be designated according to type of fabric woven as Ribbon Weaver; Tape Weaver.


Should I be a Narrow Fabrics Weaver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Weaver, Narrow Fabrics

    How to become a Narrow Fabrics Weaver

    Most Narrow Fabrics Weavers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9adaab&chl=no+college+%2893%25%29||associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,93,93
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