Slip-Cover Sewer

Operate sewing machines to join parts and stitch piping or welt to seams.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Slip-Cover Sewers do?

Operates sewing machine to join parts, stitch piping or welt to seams, and stitch pleats to form slip covers: Guides parts under machine needle to join them. Positions piping or welt on seam and guides under machine needle to strengthen and decorate covers. Folds pleats in covers, using ruler to measure width and distance between pleats, and guides them under machine needle to stitch pleats. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.

Should I be a Slip-Cover Sewer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Collar Sewer, Cone Sewer, Cord Sewer, Core-Covering Sewer, Cotton-Bag Sewer, Cover Assembler, Cover Seamer See More

    How to become a Slip-Cover Sewer

    Most Slip-Cover Sewers 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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