Serger & Coverstitch: Fashion Details DVD
- Includes physical DVD only
- 6 Class Sessions
- Total Runtime: 2h 19m
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!
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Meet author, designer and sewing expert Linda Lee and begin by unraveling the differences among overlock, flatlock, chain and cover stitches, and the machines that make them. Linda helps you choose your machine(s), then shares tips on basic serger stitching.
Techniques With Overlock Stitches (22:36)
Find out how to use overlock stitches on fashion fabrics, both knit and woven. Linda explains how to get the modern look of exposed seams, decorative edgings and hems.
Rolled Hems, French Seams & Piping (26:25)
Rolled hems, French seams, and making and inserting piping may sound like high-fashion treatments you’d only achieve on a sewing machine, but you can do them all with your serger! Linda shows you how.
Techniques With Flatlock Stitches (17:31)
Now, get ready for flatlocking as Linda goes over the guidelines for loosening tension successfully with flatlock stitches. See how to use them for overlapped seams, faggotting and decorative techniques such as ribbon-weaving through a ladder stitch.
Coverstitch Techniques: Seams & Hems (23:55)
Find out how to work with fashion fabrics using a coverstitch machine, or the coverstitch feature on your combo machine. You’ll create seams and hems that go beyond the basics, making the most of both chain and cover stitches.
Coverstitch Techniques: Necklines (29:04)
Wrap up class by learning to coverstitch for ready-to-wear neck bindings. Linda introduces her favorite method for two modern raw-edged neck bindings. The possibilities for fashion details are endless!
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.”
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