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Topic: question with regard to my serger! please help if you can!  (Read 941 times)
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« on: November 08, 2006 04:12:58 PM »

okay...i wasn't sure if this was the right place to post this..but it was the only sewing things i could find.

okay...my mom bought me a serger last year for christmas because i wanted one. well...i didnt even open it till about a month ago when i demanded that my mom let me take her sewing machine to college with me because i was dying without one. and she said take the serger you still haven't opened. haha.

so...i have this serger. and i have no idea how to use it! i figured out how to work it or whatever...but i mean...can i use it just as i would use a sewing machine? from the little booklet, i don't think it makes just the straight stitches that look like this ---------. that's not cool. anyway...i dont know what to do with this thing.

please help!

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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2006 07:35:48 PM »

http://www.sergerplace.com/  is my favorite serger link so far. I'm new to serging too. I just bought one used this past summer, my first one, and have just begun to use it this month.
Go down to the Serger Q & A's. It's a good place to start.

« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2006 07:56:19 PM »

A serger complements your sewing machine.  It creates the finished looking stitches you see in ready to wear clothing.  It creates the seams, edge finishes, and special techinques (like a rolled hem, flatlock stitching, etc.)  If your serger has a coverstitch, you can create a double stitched (finished) hem on your clothing, otherwise, hems will have to be done on your sewing machine.


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