Serging 101: Learn the Basics!

Serging 101: Learn the Basics!

SERGER 101: Learn the Basics!

Beginners guide to using your serger!

Join Angela Wolf  for a 90 minute virtual class and learn how to set up and use your serger.  Learn the parts on the serger, tips for rethreading,  differential feed,  reasons to adjust the stitch length and width, and so much more!

Learn how to set up and when to use:

  • 4-thread overlock
  • 3-thread overlock
  • 3-thread wide vs. narrow overlock
  • Gathering 

Learn tips for starting and ending stitches, how to serger corners, inside corners, and curves.  Trouble shoot tension issues and puckered fabric.  Learn how to adjust the differential feed to prevent stretching the fabric.  You will also learn serger basics including choosing and changing needles, using stretch threads,  disengaging the knife, and more.

Note: This class can be used with any serger, but you will need your serger manual on hand as each serger is a little different.   

 

This is a virtual class, live with Angela Wolf taking time for Q&A.  You do not have to be present to enjoy the class, as the class will remain open for 60 days after the live session is over to watch and re-watch as many times as you like!

Join us LIVE Friday, February 12, 2021 at NOON Eastern or catch the replay for up to 60 days after.

 

Click here to Join the Class!

 

Get 10% OFF with Coupon Code: SERGE10

 

Would you like to WIN a spot in this class?

This is going to be such an informative class, especially for those that only use their serger for finishing seams or have never taken that fabulous machine out of the box! 

If you would like a chance to win this class, leave a comment below and let me know how much you use your serger (or it’s still in the box LOL!).  You can also leave a comment on Facebook and Instagram for extra chances to win.  I will draw 1 random winner Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 8:00pm eastern.  If you are the lucky winner and already signed up for class, I will refund your class fee.

Can’t wait to see you all in class for the live session or the replay.

Good Luck!

   For those that are brand new serger owners, check out the video below to learn how to thread the serger.  Of course every brand has it’s own method, but this might help.

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Supplies:

 

Be sure to share photo’s of your lip bags kiss Valentine’s Day is going to be so much fun! Or as many of you mentioned, a kiss for everyday of the year.

Cheers,

 

 

 

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Download Cindy’s wrap design here.

I just love the color coded look of these too!  You can watch the replay here on Facebook or below I posted the YouTube version.  I also included the video tutorial how to make the sweater I am wearing. 

Leave me a comment below on how do you store your embroidery stabilizer?

Cheers,

 

 

 

Knit Fabric with at least 3% lycra / spandex such as rayon knit, ITY knit, jersey knit,

Softloc Wooly Poly has a light stretch and super soft thread and ideal to use in the serger and coverstitch loopers.

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Learn How to Thread Your Serger!

How to Set Up and Thread a Serger

Some of the most common questions I get revolve around the serger.  A serger, also called an overlock machine,  is typically used to trim and finish the raw edges on fabric, yet the serger can do SO much more!  While the Brother Brand Ambassadors are taking over the Brother Facebook and YouTube channels I am going to add a series of tutorials on the serger and coverstitch machine.  To get started, I will explain the dials, tension settiings, and show how to thread the serger. 

I hope this live video helped you get the serger dusted off!  I have additional serging videos on my YouTube channel.

Until next time, Happy Sewing!

Sewing & Embellishing Pillow Cases

Sewing & Embellishing Pillow Cases

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Learn How to Sew, Embroider, & Embellish a Pillow Case

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Now that was fun!  I hope you are inspired to dig into your stash and make a few pillow cases 🙂  Next week the theme is spa and pampering, which we all need a little of right now.

Let me know if there is a specific lesson you might like in the upcoming live shows. 

Cheers,

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