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51-6052.00 - Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

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Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines.

51-6042.00 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Turn screws to regulate size of staples.
  • Turn setscrews on needle bars, and position required numbers of needles in stitching machines.
  • Switch on machines, lower pressure feet or rollers to secure parts, and start machine stitching, using hand, foot, or knee controls.
  • Operate or tend machines to join, decorate, reinforce, or finish shoes and shoe parts.
  • Fill shuttle spools with thread from a machine's bobbin winder by pressing a foot treadle.
  • Turn knobs to adjust stitch length and thread tension.
51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators
  • Start and operate or tend machines, such as single or double needle serging and flat-bed felling machines, to automatically join, reinforce, or decorate material or articles.
  • Turn knobs, screws, and dials to adjust settings of machines, according to garment styles and equipment performance.
  • Mount attachments, such as needles, cutting blades, or pattern plates, and adjust machine guides according to specifications.
  • Perform specialized or automatic sewing machine functions, such as buttonhole making or tacking.
51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
  • Align and stitch or glue materials such as fabric, fleece, leather, or wood, to join parts.
  • Dye, soak, polish, paint, stamp, stitch, stain, buff, or engrave leather or other materials to obtain desired effects, decorations, or shapes.
  • Repair or replace soles, heels, and other parts of footwear, using sewing, buffing and other shoe repair machines, materials, and equipment.
  • Re-sew seams, and replace handles and linings of suitcases or handbags.
51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand
  • Sew, join, reinforce, or finish parts of articles, such as garments, books, mattresses, toys, and wigs, using needles and thread or other materials.
  • Use different sewing techniques such as felling, tacking, basting, embroidery, and fagoting.
  • Sew buttonholes, or add lace or other trimming.
51-6093.00 Upholsterers
  • Sew rips or tears in material, or create tufting, using needles and thread.
  • Operate sewing machines or sew upholstery by hand to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.

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