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Coverstitch: Basics & Beyond

Make the most of your coverstitch machine. Hem your knits professionally with the industry standard for stretch and wear: the coverstitch. Join designer Gail Yellen and master essential techniques to confidently use a coverstitch machine and understand which type of machine is best for you.

Serger & Coverstitch: Fashion Details

Sew fashion details with your serger, coverstitch and combo machines. Serger, coverstitch and combo machines aren’t just for T-shirts or utility stitches anymore! Expert Linda Lee shows you how to use them to sew eye-catching fashion fabrics, creative details and more. You’ll explore a range of inspired techniques for both knit and woven fabrics using…

Why You’re Gonna Love Sewing With Your Serger

Alexandra C. Ribeiro/Getty Images/fStop Many people who like to sew can get by — no prob — without a serger. But once you try sewing with a serger, you’ll never go back. What’s so special about a serger? Let me give you the rundown. What Is a Serger? Sergers are sewing machines that use multiple…

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Sewing With a Serger

Using a serger can really speed up your sewing. It may be intimidating at first, but mastering the most basic functions are easy. Here are the essential easy-to-learn serger functions that I couldn't live without.

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Stretch Your Skills: How to Hem Knit Fabric Five Different Ways

Hemming knits is often the trickiest part because you need to make sure the openings to your garment stay stretchy enough to pull on and off your body. This post demonstrates five different ways to hem knit fabrics, so they will not become wavy and distorted and are less likely to have threads snap when the fabric is stretched.

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