Pad Hand

Cut and assemble fabrics or leathers to form cushioned seat of saddles.

What does a Pad Hand do?

Cuts, assembles, and joins fabrics, leather, or other materials to form cushioned seat of saddle: Positions pattern on material and cuts material, using knife or scissors. Positions padding, such as cotton batting, foam rubber, or mohair between covers. Sews edges of covers to form pad, using needle and thread. Inserts pad between leather covers of saddle seat and sews edges of covers to form cushioned seat.