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Advanced Serger Techniques 4-Class Set

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Description

Troubleshoot problems and maximize your serger’s potential with Angela Wolf, gain confidence with Pamela Leggett, and make projects pop with Linda Lee to create your most beautiful garment yet!

For a more detailed summary of each class included in this set, see the “Classes Included” tab below.

NOTE: After purchase, all individual classes within this set will be made available in your Craftsy account. You will be able to enjoy your purchased classes within your library anytime without losing access.

Classes Included

Creative Serging: Beyond the Basics (3h 19m)
Explore clever finishing and decorative serger techniques for woven and knit fabric! You’ll learn to create blind hems, coverstitches and lettuce edges, and pick up tips for navigating curves and corners without thread bulk. Let Angela show you how to adjust your machine settings to achieve perfect results for piping or gathering, sewing flatlock and overlock stitches, and inserting separating zippers and elastic. Add inspired touches and a professional finish to your garments and home decor. Enroll today in Creative Serging: Beyond the Basics.

Fashion Sewing & Serging Techniques (2h 23m)
Professional-quality construction means focusing on details. Learn how to elevate your fashion sewing skills alongside pattern designer and Threads instructor Pamela Leggett. Join her to discover tips and tricks for going beyond pattern instructions to sew wonderful seam finishes, hems, facings, darts and more.

Serger & Coverstitch: Fashion Details (2h 19m)
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 overlock, flatlock, chain and cover stitches so you can create your most beautiful garments yet!

Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques (1h 48m)
Put your serger in the spotlight! Learn serger troubleshooting techniques and make the most of your machine with sewing educator Sara Snuggerud. Review the basic parts of your serger, then discover how to choose the best thread and spool placement for efficient serging. Identify balanced stitching and find the best tension to sew smooth, beautiful seams. With these essential skills covered, learn how to fix a thread break, select the proper needle and adjust the knife. Want to make your projects pop? Add decoration using ribbon and wooly nylon. Boost your know-how further as you learn to stitch the perfect rolled seam and flatlock stitch. Discover how to use the differential feed and a gathering foot to make projects with gorgeous texture. Finally, build confidence performing simple maintenance at home to make your serger last a lifetime.

Your Instructors

Angela Wolf

Angela Wolf is the owner of her own custom apparel business, ABO Apparel, and the author of a regular column on patternreview.com. You may recognize her as the couture sewing expert from PBS’ It’s Sew Easy, or from her contributions to respected magazines such as Threads and SewStylish. Recently, Angela launched her own ready-to-wear collection, was voted the American Sewing Expo’s 2012 Teacher of the Year and authored her own book, How to Start a Home-Based Fashion Business.

Pamela Leggett

Pamela Leggett has been teaching for more than 30 years! Specializing in pattern fitting, fine garment sewing, knits and serging, she’s developed a fun and informative style that shines in her patterns and instructional DVDs. In addition to being an instructor here on Craftsy, Pamela is also a Threads Magazine personality, director of the Palmer/Pletsch East Sewing Workshops and a national sewing/serging educator.

Linda Lee

Linda Lee has loved fabric for as long as she can remember, so it’s no surprise that she has spent her career working in fashion and interior design. She is the owner of The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection, where adventurous sewers can find patterns for distinctive garments created with innovative techniques. She has written numerous sewing books and contributed articles to magazines including Threads, Sew News and Stitch. She has also been the sewing expert for segments on the HGTV programs “Today at Home” and “Our Home.”

Sara Snuggerud

With more than 25 years of teaching new-owner serger classes, Sara Snuggerud has seen it all. Sara began working in a sewing machine shop at the age of 15 and was hired to be an educator for Bernina of America five years later. She is currently a co-owner of Heirloom Creations, a sewing machine and quilt store in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. When not in the store, she teaches serger classes and hosts serger workshops.

Bonus Materials

Each class in this set comes with a helpful downloadable PDF that will add to the fun and success of each class. In total, you will gain access to 5 PDFs containing  13 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.


Worksheets


Supplies & Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase


Fashion Sewing and Serging Techniques - Supplies and Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase


Serger and Coverstitch: Fashion Details - Class Materials

Bonus materials available after purchase


Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques - Supplies and Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase

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