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.
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Meet Gail and get started with an overview of coverstitching. Gail shows you basic stitching, then goes over the features and benefits of a dedicated coverstitch machine and those of a combo serger/coverstitch machine.
Coverstitch Hems (21:40)
Find out how to coverstitch perfect hems, whether you’re sewing on flat fabric or in the round, and how to hem smoothly over a bulky seam.
Triple Coverstitch (21:12)
Follow along as Gail introduces you to a triple-stitch variation that’s perfect for a decorative zipper insertion.
Wide Coverstitch (15:27)
See how to make beautiful faux flat-fell seams and lapped seams using a wide coverstitch variation.
Narrow Coverstitch (21:31)
Practice using a narrow coverstitch as you flawlessly hem an unbound neckline for casual or dressy garments.
Decorative Threads & Machine Accessories (23:32)
Wrap things up by learning to use some exciting stitch accessories: decorative and blending threads, and the belt loop binder and downturn feller attachments.
Gail Yellen is an independent pattern designer, author and an active member of the American Sewing Guild. She’s been drawn to sewing since childhood, when one of her most treasured belongings was the dress her grandmother made for her first day of kindergarten.
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