Waist Pleater

Form and tape unpressed pleats around waist of unfinished skirts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Waist Pleaters do?

Forms and tapes unpressed pleats around waist of unfinished skirts: Lays material on pleat pattern and folds in pleats. Presses pattern with steam iron to retain pleats. Removes material and tapes waistline with masking tape to keep pleats in place.

Should I be a Waist Pleater?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Waist Pleater

    Waist Pleaters 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. Check out these schools offering Waist Pleater-related education!
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