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  • Welcome back to our Beginner’s Guide to Serging! In this episode, we will teach you how to use a Gathering/Shirring Foot on your serger. Gathering on your serger is as simple as switching your differential feed to 2.0 and increasing your stitch length. However, with the gathering foot, you’re able to gather fabric and attach it to a straight edge while finishing…

  • Welcome back to our Beginner’s Guide to Serging! In this episode, we teach you about the Lace Application Foot. This foot is great for applying lace and trim of any size to a raw or finished fabric edge. You can even attach lace to lace using flatlock settings. This foot has a built-in guide to protect your lace edge from the knife…

  • Welcome back to the Beginner’s Guide to Serging! In this episode, we’ll learn about another great presser foot – the Yarn Application Foot. This foot is really more of an all purpose narrow cord foot because it can attach any cord 1mm or less wide. Most people use it to attach clear cord to create a curly fishing line hem. However, it…

  • Welcome back to our Beginner’s Guide to Serging! In episode 7, you’ll learn about the Rolled Edge. We’ll show you how to do a wide a narrow rolled edge using a 3 thread stitch. You’ll also learn about a narrow 2 thread rolled hem using a converter/spreader. A rolled hem is a great decorative feature and can be created using all purpose…

  • Welcome back to our Beginner’s Guide to Serging! In episode 6, we’ll learn how to serge curves and corners on your overlock machine, as well as how to maneuver small circles and cuffs. They can be a little tricky at first, but with a few tips and some practice, you’ll be a pro in no time. If you find your fabric is…

  • Welcome back to our Beginner’s Guide to Serging! In episode 3, we’ll teach you how to thread a basic overlock machine. Generally, all sergers have the same basic parts, but depending on your brand, your threading system may be set up a little differently. Follow along as we thread the upper looper, lower looper, and both needles. Stay tuned for episode 4!…

  • Welcome to our Beginner’s Guide to Serging! In this series we go everything you need to know about Overlock machines. We’ll teach you about the parts, the tools, and the stitches, as well as how to thread your machine quickly and efficiently. Join us in learning all there is to know about these wonderful machines. Watch episode 2. We’ll learn all about…

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    Elna Lotus Giveaway!

    by Jeremy K. February 3, 2016

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