Thread Marker

Sew temporary basting stitches along markings on garment parts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Thread Markers do?

Sews temporary basting stitches along markings on garment parts to mark position of vees, pleats, and other garment parts to serve as guides for subsequent sewing operations, using needle and thread.

Should I be a Thread Marker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Basting Marker, Collar Tacker

    How to become a Thread Marker

    Most Thread Markers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9sieaa&chl=no+college+%2852%25%29|certificate+%2837%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|bachelor%27s+%284%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,52,52
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