Cloth Tearer

Tear pieces from hemmed bolts of cloth prior to fabrication.

What does a Cloth Tearer do?

Tears pieces from hemmed bolts of cloth prior to their fabrication into articles, such as handkerchiefs. Tears cloth, beginning at nick in cloth and stopping at opposite hem. Cuts through hem with scissors. May nick edge of cloth by folding and impaling it on equally spaced spikes on table and snipping edge with scissors. May tear cloth woven in special pattern so that pattern is centered in each article.