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Lay-Out Machine Operator

Measure draperies and bedspreads and pin or mark hems, using layout table.

What does a Lay-Out Machine Operator do?

Measures curtains, draperies, and bedspreads to determine if lengths meet specifications and pins or marks hems in them, using layout table: Slides adjustable straightedge of layout table to specified position, using graduated marks of table as guide. Clamps edge of material to straightedge and spreads material over table. Verifies length of material against scale and removes surplus with shears. Folds edges of material and pins them in place to form hems.