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My Brother's Christmas Gift

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Brother's Christmas Gift

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Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques taught by Amy Alan

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.

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Category Sewing
Sizing Unisex
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? I used faux suede, cotton, fusible fleece and a 18 inch separating zipper

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What are you most proud of? Figuring out a few alternative ways to making this bag easier than what it already was the first time!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just take your time and take the serger class for beginners. I wasn't a beginner and even I learned a few new things.

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I do a lot of machine embroidery and I have a serger, but I am intimidated by threading it. I need some encouragement.

05/01/2013 Flag

I used to be afraid of serger until I got my cover stitch machine. Then the serger was a piece of cake. :). I just kept trying and pulling out my manual. When one thread broke or needed to be retread then I'd retread all of my spools. Practice makes perfect. Good Luck!

05/03/2013 Flag

I think the design is great but it would look nicer if it was centered properly.

07/25/2013 Flag

Thank you. This pattern didn't have lines so I agree and this was one of my first embroideries .. :). I'm still on the learning process. But as I learn I like to share tips as well. Alough my brother still loved it.

07/26/2013 Flag

Great job!!

08/02/2013 Flag

Awesome job adding the embroidery! The colour of the material and the gold thread compliment each other really well!

10/01/2013 Flag

Beautiful!

11/20/2014 Flag