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Beginner Serging

Machine Basics & Techniques

with Amy Alan
Beginner Serging
Take your serger out of the closet! Learn the fundamental setup stitches, then make three posh projects: an exposed zipper bag, an ombré ruffled apron and a striped knit scarf.

Sewing instructor Amy Alan introduces you to the endless potential of the serger, an overlock sewing machine. Once you discover how easy and versatile it is, you'll be hooked! Start with serger threading and maintenance, then learn basic and decorative stitches. Create a serger stitch book you can reference again and again, and get all the troubleshooting techniques you need to serge like a pro. Practice your serging on three fun skill-building projects.

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Lesson plan

6:45

Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet Amy Alan and go over what you'll learn in this class.

41:08

Lesson 2. Your Serger & How It Works

49:58

Lesson 3. Basic Stitches

38:19

Lesson 4. Decorative Stitches

24:01

Lesson 5. Troubleshooting Your Serger

31:03

Lesson 6. Exposed Zipper Bag

20:52

Lesson 7. Ombré Ruffled Apron

29:49

Lesson 8. Striped Knit Scarf

16:02

Lesson 9. Bonus - Serger Feet

"Amy's class is exactly what I was looking for to bring my new serger out of the box. Amy's clear verbal instruction, soothing tone of voice, and excellent demonstration of techniques has me serging with confidence. I would highly recommend this class. I am having SO much fun!"
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South Mississippi

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