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Online Class

Coverstitch: Basics & Beyond


Online Class




Make the most of your coverstitch machine.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Printable class resources, including a supply list
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Gail Yellen

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Coverstitch Fundamentals
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.
2. Coverstitch Hems
3. Triple Coverstitch
4. Wide Coverstitch
5. Narrow Coverstitch
6. Decorative Threads & Machine Accessories

Recommended with this class

  • Coverstitch machine or combo serger/coverstitch machine
  • Fusible web, ½" wide and ¼" wide
  • Grosgrain ribbon, ⅝" wide

Taught by

Gail Yellen
Gail Yellen
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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