Serger Basics

Serger I

If you own a serger you have a wonderful addition to your sewing room. However, sergers are intimidating and perhaps you've not had the courage to tackle this machine.

What you will Learn
  • Threading the serger
  • Adjust the tension
  • Upper and lower looper
  • What is the differential?
  • Tie off your threads
  • Engage and disengage the cutter
SUPPLIES 
  1. Your serger
  2. Serger Manual
  3. 4 Cones of thread
  4. Scrap fabric, preferably cut into 2 inch wide strips by 18 inches long.  
  5. Screw driver and tweezers that came supplied with your serger.
LEVEL:  This is a beginner serger class.  However, you must have basic sewing proficiency with threading a sewing machine in order to get the full value of this class.

CLASS FEE:   $45

CLASS LENGTH:  1 1/2 Hours

NOTE:  This class covers the functions of 4 thread sergers.  We do not cover 5 thread overlock machines in this class.

Serger II

The second series of our serger classes introduce you to serging techniques possible with your machine.

What you will learn:
  • curves
  • rolled hems
  • gathering
  • inserting elastic
SUPPLIES 
  1. Your serger
  2. Serger Manual
  3. 4 Cones of thread
  4. Scrap fabric, preferably cut into 2 inch wide strips by 18 inches long.  
  5. Screw driver and tweezers that came supplied with your serger.
LEVEL:  This is a beginner serger class.  However, you must have basic sewing proficiency with threading a sewing machine in order to get the full value of this class.

CLASS FEE:  $45.00

CLASS LENGTH:  1 1/2 Hours

NOTE:  This class covers the functions of 4 thread sergers.  We do not cover 5 thread overlock machines in this class.