Overlock Sleeve Setter
Operate overlock sewing machines to set sleeve to garments.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Overlock Sleeve Setters do?
Operates overlock sewing machine equipped with edge cutter and intermittent shirring mechanism to set sleeve to garment: Aligns edge of sleeve on edge of armhole and manipulates sleeve material under needle to conform to dissimilar shape of opening. Presses knee lever to engage intermittent shirring mechanism and distributes sleeve fullness at shoulder. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title. May set either seamed or unseamed sleeve. May operate variation of overlock machine that sews separate reinforcing row of stitches while overedging and be designated Sleeve Setter, Safety-Stitch.
Should I be an Overlock Sleeve Setter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Sleeve Fixer, Sleeve Setter, Sleeve Setter, Overlock
How to become an Overlock Sleeve Setter
Most Overlock Sleeve 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.
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