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Serger Fundamentals 3-Class Set

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Description

Advance your skills and strengthen your seams! Join the pros during this 3-class set and gain all the secrets to making your serger your best friend. Learn to sew stretchy or slinky fabrics with confidence and even explore decorative finishes that only a serger can produce!

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

Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques (4h 17m)
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.

Sew With Your Serger: Quick & Easy Projects (4h 09m)
Use luxurious fabric and your serger to easily create stylish projects alongside fashion designer Angela Wolf. Learn to handle sumptuous silks as you use your serger to sew gorgeous infinity, bias and pieced scarves. Add interest to taffeta, silk dupioni and linen with serger pintucks and gathers. Then, use your embellished fabric to make elegant, decorative pillows with quick and clean closures. Sew up beautiful bags from silk charmeuse as you learn to apply contrasting linings, install exposed metal zippers and add contrast with custom piping – all in a few streamlined steps on one machine. Create a super-cute faux suede clutch featuring a boxed bottom and a lining with enclosed seams. Transform embellished fabric into a fold-over clutch with a designer touch. Plus, dress up your bags with jump rings, charms, chains and more. Create quick serger projects and tap into the versatility of your machine!

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

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!

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 Expos 2012 Teacher of the Year and authored her own book, How to Start a Home-Based Fashion Business.

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 3 PDFs containing 32 pages of content, which you can view online anytime or print out to reference.


Instructions, Tips, Supplies & More

Bonus materials available after purchase


Sew With Your Serger - Supplies, Resources and Project Guides

Bonus materials available after purchase


Serger Solutions: Troubleshooting Techniques - Supplies and Resources

Bonus materials available after purchase

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