overlocker


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overlocker

(ˈəʊvəˌlɒkə)
n
1. (Knitting & Sewing) a person who overlocks seams, hems, etc
2. (Knitting & Sewing) a sewing machine used for overlocking
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I have always loved going to auctions and one day I bid for an overlocker which enables you to create professional looking seams.
One of the mums can show us a quick way of making a sewing pattern that fits any person and another is a whizz with a sewing machine and overlocker and is happy to teach us all how.
Susan Robertson, 41, left school and went straight into a local clothing factory where she trained as a machinist and overlocker, finishing off garments for many well-known names.
Top overlocker Lillian Mills rustled up some unusual creations at her Hinckley hosiery firm at Christmas and raised hundreds of pounds in the process.
This is a girl who travels with a twin-tub, two industrial dryers, industrial steamers, two sewing machines, an overlocker, two assistants, clothes rails, "and at least a thousand coat hangers," plus main and spare costumes, understudy costumes and spares for understudy costumes
Tearful Kitch, an overlocker who finishes off cashmere clothes, said: "It is a monotonous job and singing was just a way to beat the boredom.
We have a large cutting table, sewing machines, and overlockers - basically everything you need to make things and hopefully I'll continue to add to it," said Angharad.
This he did so well that he soon got flooded with work, such that there are numerous sewing machines and overlockers, declared "unable to repair" by their dealers, sill working today.
Overlockers were asked to use all of their tweaking ingenuity to come out on top in this stage.
The workroom also had button and button hole machines, belt machines, overlockers and hemming machines, then there were the hand sewers and the passers.