Frank Knighton & Sons - Apprentice Upholstery Sewing Machinist - Ilkeston

BACK Closing date: 01-06-2022

We wish to recruit an enthusiastic Apprentice to join our Sewing team.

The successful candidate will be trained in all aspects of Upholstery Sewing through WEBS structured training programme as well as on the job training. You will learn practical skills and techniques to produce different types of soft furnishings.


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Closing date: 01 June 2022

Positions: 1 Available


Duties of a Sewer could include:

  • Working with a large range of materials including fabrics and leathers
  • Sewing various materials ready for upholstery
  • Patten matching fabrics within tolerance
  • Using a range of trimmings and finishing’s including buttons, facings and piping 
  • Using traditional methods such as slip stitch, tacking and hand sewing
  • Use a range of hand tools including scissors, shears, staple lifter
  • Cutting materials with templates
  • Working on sewing machines 
  • Good housekeeping and general labouring duties
  • Good organisation workloads ready production
  • Checking and ordering new stock, managing storage of stock
  • Working as part of a team on piece work production
  • Working independently, using your own initiative