Crush cloths to form three-dimensional geometric patterns.

What does a Crusher do?

Crushes cloth to form three-dimensional geometric patterns for fancy linings in caskets: Lays material on female crushing die and fits male crushing die or crushing rod over material and into depression of female die. Steams material on crushing board to set shape, using steam hose. Removes male dies or crushing rods. Brushes or sprays glue onto screen and presses backing material against screen. Lays backing material on raised portion of facing material on crushing board. Wipes cloth over backing material to stick fabrics together. Removes and hangs finished article to dry. May sew linings and pillows.