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Lockstitch Machine Operator

Operate lockstitch sewing machines to perform sewing operations.

What does a Lockstitch Machine Operator do?

Operates lockstitch sewing machine equipped with guides to perform sewing operations, such as seaming garment parts along similarly shaped edges, attaching narrow fabrics, or sewing reinforcing fabric: Matches edges or positions tape, trim, or piece of fabric on mark and operates machine to attach to garment. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title. May operate machine equipped with ruffling attachment to ruffle material and attach ruffled trim to garment, or operate machine equipped with shirring attachment to shirr while attaching trim. May operate two-needle variation of lockstitch machine to attach tape or trim and be designated Double-Needle Operator, Lockstitch.