Tend machines that fold pleats into top of drapery panels.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Prepleaters do?
Tends machine that folds pleats into top of drapery panels and staples folded pleats in position for sewing: Inserts staples in machine. Positions drapery on bed of machine according to marks on machine. Presses button or pedal to start machine that forces material between machine dies to form pleats and staple pleats. May work as member of team when tending machine that forms more than one pleat at a time.
Should I be a Prepleater?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
How to become a Prepleater
Prepleaters generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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