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Blindstitch Lapel Padder

Operate sewing machines that attach canvas interlining to lapel of coats.

What does a Blindstitch Lapel Padder do?

Operates blindstitch sewing machine to attach canvas interlining to lapel of coat, manipulating fabric to ease-in fullness so lapel rolls outward. Adjusts machine for depth of needle penetration, depending on fabric, and sews lines of stitching, following contour of lapel. May sew lines of stitching on coat collar instead of lapel and be designated Collar Padder, Blindstitch. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.