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Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques DVD

$29.99

W0170R

Description

Gain confidence using your serger with sewing instructor Amy Alan. If you know the basics of serging, you’ll now discover how versatile your machine is! Begin with an overview of serger threading and maintenance. Then, learn how to create nine different types of basic stitches and create a serger stitch book you can reference again and again. For those tricky serger slip-ups, Amy will show you how to troubleshoot common issues like poor tension, skipped stitches, fabric rippling and more. Now that you’ve refined your serging skills, put them to the test with three fun skill-building projects. Make an exposed zipper bag, an ombré ruffled apron and a striped knit scarf! To finish class, add versatility to your serger with blind hem, elasticator and gathering feet.

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Introduction (06:45)
Meet Amy Alan and go over what you’ll learn in this class.

Your Serger & How It Works (41:08)
Explore every component of your serger, getting up close and in depth into its mechanics.

Basic Stitches (49:58)
Go over basic serger stitches, from the 4-thread overlock to the 2-thread flatlock and everything between.

Decorative Stitches (38:19)
Learn to use yarn, silk ribbon, rayon and other materials with your serger.

Troubleshooting Your Serger (24:01)
Learn to fix poor tension, problem stitches and machine issues, as well as how to clean your serger.

Exposed Zipper Bag (31:03)
Make a zipper bag that’s both functional and fashionable.

Ombré Ruffled Apron (20:52)
Amy guides you through the construction of a multi-colored, ruffled apron.

Striped Knit Scarf (29:49)
Create a decorative striped scarf from knit fabric.

Bonus – Serger Feet (16:02)
Learn to use the gathering foot, elasticator, and blind hem foot.

Your Instructor

Amy Alan
Amy teaches sewing at Modern Domestic in Portland, Ore. and blogs at Really Handmade. She started crafting as a small child and has always made an effort to turn the everyday into art!

FAQ

How will I receive my DVD class?
Your class DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. You will not have streaming access to this class in your Craftsy Account unless you purchase(d) it separately. If you’d like to own this class in BOTH on-demand streaming form and DVD, we recommend you purchase that combination item on Craftsy.com.

Will the companion materials come with my DVD class?
Any downloadable class PDF materials are not included on the DVD, so you will not have access to those materials. While the video instruction on your DVD is complete, you must have streaming access to download the PDF materials associated with the class. You can purchase streaming access or a combination DVD + Streaming access on Craftsy.com.

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