Operate overlock sewing machines to hem garment edges.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Overlock Hemmers do?
Operates overlock sewing machine equipped with S-shaped folder to hem garment edge. Guides garment edge into folder and simultaneously sews over raw edge and over folded-back top of hem to secure hem and cover raw edge with stitching. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.
Should I be an Overlock Hemmer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Hemmer, Overlock, Overlocker, Overseamer
How to become an Overlock Hemmer
Most Overlock Hemmers 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.
You May Also Like
Careers Similar to Overlock Hemmer