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Sewing Channel Posts

Serger Sewing Tips - A Free Video Series from Gail Yellen

A free video series…Continue

Tags: serging, looper, threading, thread, serge

Started by Susan Nov 22, 2015.

Is Your Serger Stitching Correctly - FashionSewingBlogTV

More serging tutorials at SWN:Sewing Channel: Serger Reviews…Continue

Tags: serger, serging, stitches, stitching, repair

Started by Susan Sep 28, 2015.

Basic Serging: Tips and Tricks!

Simply sewing with a serger will guarantee that ALL your projects look store-bought! Enjoy the quick tips that will bring your sewing to a whole new's just like magic!…Continue

Tags: unraveling, looper, edge, sewing, zipper

Started by Susan Nov 19, 2012.

Sources for Feet and Accessories 3 Replies

I just bought a Juki MO634 DE for $125 from a friend. She included a couple dozen cones of thread. My engineer hubby and I got it threaded and the tension right so we could sew up some nylon racing…Continue

Tags: feet, foot, hem, rollled, juki

Started by Barbara (Corky) Dahl. Last reply by Jackie Caplinger Jul 16, 2012.

What is the Serger used for other than hemming? 29 Replies

Sent in by wanda:"I am fairly new to sewing. What is the Serger used for other than hemming? I am thinking about purchasing…Continue

Tags: beginner, serger, hemming

Started by Susan. Last reply by dee May 26, 2012.

Serger- How to handle inside curves 2 Replies

I've had my 5 thread Singer QuantumLock for about 2 years now but I'm just now using it for more than just finishing edges. I have trouble with inside curves, can anyone make suggestions?  Thx.Continue

Started by Terri Hiaumet. Last reply by Katriina Alanko May 3, 2012.

How to Secure Serger Tails 2 Replies

Source: via…Continue

Tags: serge, machine, technique, sewing, how-to

Started by Susan. Last reply by Karen Mar 23, 2012.

Decorative threads 2 Replies

HiI want to try some decorative serging/overlocking.  What thread can I use safely?  I know the thread will not go through the fabric but what are the guidelines as to what I can use?I have heard…Continue

Started by Karen. Last reply by Karen Mar 14, 2012.

What should I look for in a serger? 5 Replies

I'm new to serging, in fact I don't have a serger yet. My BD is coming up and I told my hubby that I want a serger. My first thought is to get the cheapest possible. I do work full time and have 2…Continue

Tags: clothing, machine, serger

Started by janel10. Last reply by Sherri Mar 16, 2010.

Problem keeping my serger threaded; 13 Replies

hello to all:I am new to this group but am really needing help. my serger just will not stay threaded. it will sew for approximately 6 " and then comes unthreaded. I am not new to sergers as i have…Continue

Tags: unthreaded, serger, threaded

Started by jackie hubert. Last reply by Sherri Mar 16, 2010.

Babylock Serger Demo 6 Replies


Tags: Serger, Babylock

Started by Susan. Last reply by T. Brinkley Oct 23, 2009.

New here 3 Replies

I'm Kathy from Utah. I own 3 sergers and a coverstitch machine. I have been serging since the mid-eighties when I had my own dance costume business. I love, love, love sergers!!! I have been learning…Continue

Tags: costume, business, serging, dance, teaching

Started by Kathy Smith. Last reply by Katriina Alanko Oct 16, 2009.

"Can't seem to figure out the stitching & tensions sewing with fleece" 3 Replies

Sent in by Valerie Morris"Hi, I can't seem to figure out the stitching & tensions sewing with…Continue

Tags: fleece, tension, serger

Started by Susan. Last reply by Valerie Morris Oct 15, 2009.

Electronic sergers vs mechanial sergers 21 Replies

I have a Janome 634D serger & wonder if it's worth the price to get one that is electronic.They would be easier to thread I would think. What has been the experience of y'allwho have had both…Continue

Tags: 634D, Janome, sergers, mechanial, Electronic

Started by Jeane Howell. Last reply by Jeane Howell Sep 14, 2009.

Refurbishing an older model Babylock 2 Replies

I have acquired an older Babylock serger - it is missing the telescope yarn guide and needle clamp, has a little rust for $40, my plan was to take it to a repair shop and see $$$$ to get it in…Continue

Started by Dawn McCarthy. Last reply by jodijean Aug 10, 2009.

What the difference is between three and four thread serger? 5 Replies

Sent in From FRANCES DODGE:"I am very new to sergers. I have the oppourtunity to buy a three thread serger and am wondering…Continue

Tags: serger, thread

Started by Susan. Last reply by Katriina Alanko Jul 23, 2009.

Introduction to the Serger Sewing Machine


Tags: serger

Started by Susan Jul 13, 2009.

Threading The Needles - Video


Tags: thread, take-up, lever, guide_plate, discs

Started by Susan Jul 13, 2009.

Threading The Upper Looper - Video


Tags: Video, serger, Looper, Upper

Started by Susan Jul 13, 2009.

Threading The Lower Looper - Video


Tags: Video, serger, Looper, Lower

Started by Susan Jul 13, 2009.

Serger Blogging

News: Local Orlando Artists’ Work to be Exhibited at International Modern Quilt Show

Excerpt - Piecing it all together
by Jessica Bryce Young

February 21, 2018

"Among those in the know, quilting has shaken off its once-fusty…

The Sunrise Saddle Bag Sewing Project

I had not made a bag for a while and decided to get my sewing mojo back by making something new out of my stash.  I chose the Sunrise Saddle Bag by Dog Under My Desk  as I like the curvy shape and knew Erin's instructions are always clear and detailed.…


i am new to quilting and love rag quilts . they are easy and mistake forgiving.  I was wondering if your site had a community for rag QUILTERS.  I looked but did not see one,. thank  you Mary Anne Poskitt

My Garment in Altered Couture Magazine!

My mail today was pretty exciting!  I opened an advance copy of Altered Couture Magazine that contains my up-cycled top as a feature article!  This Stampington magazine is ‘The Ultimate Guide for Artwear Enthusiasts” – which, I suppose I have become since this is my absolutely FAVORITE type of creative sewing.

Altered Couture Featured Article

The 2 piece knit top from…


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