Overlock Elastic Attacher

Operate overlock sewing machines to sew elastic strippings to waistline.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Overlock Elastic Attachers do?

Operates overlock sewing machine, equipped with tension regulator, to sew elastic stripping to waistline or other opening of garment: Adjusts tension regulator to stretch elastic for specified dimension. Aligns elastic on garment edge and guides parts under needle to overedge and join them. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be an Overlock Elastic Attacher?

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: Elastic Attacher, Overlock

    How to Become an
    Overlock Elastic Attacher

    Most Overlock Elastic Attachers 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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