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Overlock Sewing Machine Operator

Operate overlock sewing machines to garment and cut away excess materials.

What does an Overlock Sewing Machine Operator do?

Operates overlock sewing machine, equipped with edgecutter, to serge, seam, or attach tape or trim to garment and cut away excess material: Overedges one ply of fabric to prevent fraying, or overedges two or more plies to join garment parts. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title. May operate overlock machine equipped with shirring mechanism to shirr and attach trim to garment. May operate overlock machine that sews reinforcing row of stitches while overedging and be designated Safety-Stitch-Machine Operator.