Overlock Waistline Joiner

Operate overlock sewing machines to join bodice and skirt of garments.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Overlock Waistline Joiners do?

Operates overlock sewing machine equipped with edgecutter and shirring mechanism to join bodice and skirt of garment and shirr fabric at waistline: Positions bodice and skirt on machine bed, operates machine to join parts and cut away excess fabric, and presses knee lever to shirr edge of skirt or bodice as needed to match markings and seams. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.


Should I be an Overlock Waistline Joiner?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Waistline Joiner, Waistline Joiner, Overlock

    How to Become an
    Overlock Waistline Joiner

    Most Overlock Waistline Joiners 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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