10 Serger Tips for Beginners - One Hundred Dollars a Month
For my birthday, I splurged and bought myself a serger. I’ve always wanted one, but never really wanted to spend the money. They are pretty much awesome for getting a professional, store-bought finish though, so I decided it was time. Sergers sew, cut, and finish seams all in one step–it also wraps the thread around […]
Serger Series – Part 3: Nailing Tension
Loopy stitching and puckered or curled fabric edges be gone! It’s time to nail the whole tension thing once and for all! The best way to diagnose a problem when it crops up is to understand t…
Understanding Differential Feed (For Sergers) - Simple Simon and Company
Understanding Differential Feed: What is Differential Feed and How do you Control it? Find out the easy answers to these seemingly hard questions!
The "Secret" to taming your Serger!
Ever want to pull your hair out because your serger threads "don't look right"? Complete this simple sewing exercise, and you'll never wonder which dial you ...
How to Gather Fabric with a Serger
Did you know that you can gather fabric on a serger. It's super easy, doesn't require any thread or needle changing, and you have a finished edge.
Using Your Overlocker / Serger. How to: Curves and Corners
Margaret from Sewing Machine Warehouse Australia will guide you in using your Overlocker / Serger to handle corners and curves in your sewing projects. Handy...
Become the Boss of Overlocking.
Hi there! Overlocks/sergers can be scary and intimidating at first glance. Okay, they are still scary the second time you look at them but they are actually your best friend when you buck up and tame that beast of a machine. And to do that I have a little tutorial to share with you on how to improve your serger skills and build confidence so that you don't feel overwhelmed and scared next time you have to use one for your projects. First you are going to need the following items: A…
How to Make (a LOT of) Ribbon with a Serger!
Have scrap fabric you're not sure what to do with? You'll love this scrap busting tutorial -- RIBBON! From 1/4 yard of fabric you can make 11 yards!
Serger Stitches 101 Cheat Sheet: Your New Must Have! - Serger Pepper
Serger Stitches 101 Cheat Sheet: Never Ever Without It! Your New Must Have! Easy, Complete and Time Saver! All you need to know to better use your serger!
How To Make Custom Roman Shades
Hey there, friends! Tuesday was the last day of my hubby's three week "vacation"...and I say that loosely because there wasn't much relaxing...
Learn to Serge: Serging Circles - Happy Mama Tales
In the Learn to Serge Series we cover how to serge circles. This Serging Circles tutorial has pictures to describe how to serge a continuous and flat circle