Apparel Trimming Machine Operator: Trims loose threads from... [+] More
Apparel Trimming Machine Operator: Trims loose threads from edges or seams of articles, such as garments, hats, linens, and surgical appliances. Moves edges or seams of article over stationary cutting head equipped with vacuum attachment that draws threads between reciprocal blades to cut threads. Spreads article on table or pulls article over form and guides electric hand clippers equipped with vacuum hose along edges or seams of article to cut threads.
When trimming knitted garments, pulls loose threads through several stitches with latch needle or ties threads from converging seams to secure stitching. May cut short or thick threads unsuitable for machine cutting, using scissors. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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