Beginner Serging

Machine Basics & Techniques

with Amy Alan

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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. Read More…

  1. Class Overview
  2. Meet the Instructor
  3. Ratings & Reviews
  4. Materials
  5. FAQs

What Materials are Included in This Class?

Includes complementary downloadable instructions, supply lists and exclusive patterns.

Supplies You Will Need to Complete This Class

  • A serger with all accessories, oil and manual
  • Needles appropriate for your machine in different sizes
  • 4 cones of polyester serger threads in different colors
  • Decorative serger thread
  • Small scissors
  • Long serger tweezers or hemostat
  • Bodkin, strap turner or small safety pin
  • Large tapestry needle or double-eye needle
  • Fabric (yardage requirements vary by project but are never more than 1 yard) - Shop the Craftsy Sewing Shop! 
  • 16-18" zipper
  • General sewing and quilting supplies

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  • A downloadable, printable serger stitch book cover
  • Hours of up-close instruction
  • Answers from Amy in our virtual classroom
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