Tend machines that automatically embroider designs on fabrics.
What does an Automat Watcher do?
Tends machine that automatically embroiders designs on fabric: Threads roll of perforated cardboard that controls stitching operation through guide rollers and attaches end to automatic control mechanism or inserts punched cards in machine. Aligns pointers on cloth frame with marks on machine chassis to position frame within prescribed stitching action limits. Turns handwheel to make first stitch, observing needle and shuttle action, thread tension, and alignment of stitch. Makes needed adjustments, such as replacing or rethreading needles and inserting new shuttles. Starts machine. May be designated according to product embroidered as Watcher, Automat, Frame Goods; Watcher, Automat, Long Goods.