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Book stuffed full of samples

Created in this Craftsy Course

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
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What materials did you use? File book, paper, printer, Overlocker manual, Craftsy class handouts, various fabric remnants, thread

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What are you most proud of? When I signed up for the class, my husband asked "So, does this mean you and your overlocker are going to be on speaking terms?" I can now say "Yes!"

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It is definitely helpful to see and hear someone demonstrating overlocker setup, and well worth the time to explore all the possibilities - I would have been happy just to have the 4-thread overlock stitch working properly, but now I have 10+ stitches I can use without fear!

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I have had my 5 thread overlock for 8 months and I have not even threaded it. This will help me get over the fear I have.

01/21/2013 Flag

Love the detail you have put into yours. A great reference tool. And a challenge for me to expand mine more fully.

04/17/2013 Flag

Well organized i must do that also!

06/10/2013 Flag

I just signed up for the class and can't wait to get started. Hope my book looks as good as yours. Great job.

06/15/2013 Flag

Beautiful work! you are an inspiration to me. Hopefully I will follow through and create a resource as useful as yours!

09/25/2013 Flag