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Flower Machine Operator

Operate machines to tuft flowered designs on articles.

What does a Flower Machine Operator do?

Operates machine to tuft flowered design on articles: Places yarn packages on spindles and draws ends through machine guides, tensions, and needle eyes. Presses knee lever to raise hoop-shaped presser foot, positions material on movable portion of machine bed, and lowers presser foot to hold material taut. Starts machine and turns machine bed to rotate material beneath needles that automatically tuft flower design on material. Observes tufting to detect defects, such as broken yarn and needles. Rethreads machine or replaces damaged needles.