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Picked-Edge Sewing Machine Operator

Operate picked-edge sewing machines to sew stitchlines.

What does a Picked-Edge Sewing Machine Operator do?

Operates picked-edge sewing machine to sew stitchline specified distance from edge on outer surface of garment part, duplicating hand top stitching in appearance: Threads needle with precut lengths of thread, using threading hook attached to frame. Depresses pedal to start machine equipped with double-ended needle that moves between top and bottom chucks to insert thread at preset distances, simulating saddle stitch or short-length stitch. Pulls loop of thread from needle, using pick.