Operate lockstitch sewing machines to set zippers in garments.
What does a Lockstitch Zipper Setter do?
Operates lockstitch sewing machine equipped with zipper presser foot to set slide fastener in garment opening: Positions one side of zipper tape along one edge of seam opening, matching marks or notches on seam edge and tape. Guides edges under needle and zipper presser foot to sew zipper tape along one side, across bottom, and up other side to set zipper in opening. May assemble fly in pants and set zipper in fly and be designated Fly Setter. Performs other duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.