The Complete Serger Handbook

The Complete Serger Handbook Author Chris James
ISBN-10 0806998075
Year 1998-03-01
Pages 159
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
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How and when to use a serger stitch for finishing edges, making garments or decorative work. There are instructions on how to make buttonholes, do quilting, lacemaking and applique.

Sewing with Sergers

Sewing with Sergers Author Gail Brown
ISBN-10 0935278583
Year 2004
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Palmer Pletsch Pub
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Beginning sergers will benefit from this introductory guide to the serger machine and basic serging techniques. Information on the function of a serger and instructions on machine maintenance are provided along with step-by-step guidelines on sewing straight lines and curves, turning corners, and creating professional-looking seams. Additional details on stitch types, flatlocking, fabric tension, decorative techniques, and making fast fashion adornments such as collars, gathers, and hems are also included, and exciting projects like the serged napkin, swimsuit, and sweater will help augment the skills of the novice serger.

Creative Serging

Creative Serging Author Gail Brown
ISBN-10 0935278613
Year 2005-04-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Palmer Pletsch Pub
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Serging veterans can hone their artistic edge in this updated guide to advanced serging techniques, which feature the latest information on modern serger capabilities, stitch options, and a variety of speciality feet and other accessories. Guidelines for fast flat construction and creative flatlocking, including gathering, shirring, and fringe and rolled-edge flatlocking are included, along with tips for creating the perfect rolled edge using any type of fabric. A variety of serging projects, including children's garments, ribbed sweaters, and lingerie, help sergers refine their skills. A decorative thread glossary, needle selection tables, and a troubleshooting guide are also provided.

Serger Sewing Basics

Serger Sewing Basics Author
ISBN-10 9781573675055
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Annie's Wholesale
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Loaded with tips and hints for sewing success, this book demystifies the anatomy, setup, and use of a serger. Whether a neophyte to sewing or someone with years of experience, crafters can learn multiple stitches and decorative techniques from this comprehensive guide. By mastering stitches such as overlock, flatlock, rolled edge, and cover stitch; techniques such as quilting and heirloom; and the finer points of garment construction, sewers can quickly and efficiently delve into new creative sewing territory. Detailed instructions and step-by-step photos and illustrations accompany 13 delightful home decor projects for the kitchen, living room, and bedroom.

The Serger s Technique Bible

The Serger s Technique Bible Author Julia Hincks
ISBN-10 9781250042729
Year 2014-04-15
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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Provides information on getting the best use out of a serger, including how to set up the machine, how to edge fabrics quickly, and other techniques such as roll hemming and flatlocking.

Ready Set Serge

Ready  Set  Serge Author Georgie Melot
ISBN-10 9780896896901
Year 2009-02-17
Pages 125
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications Craft
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Thirty projects with step-by-step instructions and one hundred color photos enhance this guide to sewing, with helpful advice on overcoming frustrations, calculating a realistic timetable for a project, and putting together wonderful creations from an array of materials. Original.

Serger Essentials

Serger Essentials Author Gail Patrice Yellen
ISBN-10 9781440243752
Year 2015-12-25
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher "F+W Media, Inc."
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Use your serger to its full potential! The serger is the most versatile tool a sewist can use, capable of hemming, seaming, decorative finishes and more. Too often, sergers are used for finishing edges and nothing more, simply because "it's too complicated to change the settings." Author Gail Yellen is here to demystify the serger and help you get the most out of your machine! By familiarizing yourself with the various components and how they affect the stitch, you'll tackle new stitches and techniques with a new enthusiasm. Features: Handy Operator Tips explain common handling errors and how to avoid them Accessory Foot Appendix details the different serger feet available and when to use them 5 simple projects put your new serging knowledge into practice Coverstitch overview complete with decorative and construction techniques Quick Reference Guide lets you quickly find the machine settings for popular stitches Advice on threading, tension, differential feed, and needles relevant to all models; tips for using decorative threads that result in masterful finishes, cover stitch and more--it's all here in Serger Essentials!

The Overlocker Technique Manual

The Overlocker Technique Manual Author Julia Hincks
ISBN-10 1782210202
Year 2014
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher
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An all-level skill book to make sure you get the most out of your serging machine. Photographs and step-by-step instructions take you through the essential techniques, showing you how to set up your machine, how to adjust settings to get best results on a range of different fabrics, and how to edge your fabrics with perfect results.

ABCs of Serging

ABCs of Serging Author Tammy Young
ISBN-10 0801981956
Year 1992-03-01
Pages 148
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications
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No More Fear of Serging! &break;&break;Are you a serger 'fraidy-cat? Is your brand-new serger still in its box because you can't figure out how to thread it? Do you panic when the threads loop crazily because you don't understand how the machine works? &break;&break;Even if you're a sewing whiz, you may feel uncomfortable with the serger. After all, it's an entirely different piece of equipment from your sewing machine. &break;&break;Yet you know it's worth mastering. The serger has made sewing more fun than ever for hundreds of thousands of home sewers. &break;&break;Tammy Young and Lori Bottom, two of America's top serger authorities, understand your fears and your needs. In ABCs of Serging, they have sorted out the most important facts, applied them to every serger brand and model, and organized them in t a logical, step-by-step format so that anyone can work through the book and learn to use the machine to its full potential. &break;&break;In addition, a National Serger Teachers Advisory Board of seven experts has added special tips to help you progress. &break;&break;Once you've mastered the basics, much more awaits. You'll be ready for the exciting world of serging: fast garment construction, advanced decorative techniques, home decorating projects, serger quilting, and heirloom serging. Tammy Young has co-authored seven other serging books to entice you. &break;&break;Learn your ABCs and you'll soon expand your entire serger vocabulary.

Successful Serging

Successful Serging Author Beth Baumgartel
ISBN-10 1589234618
Year 2009-10-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Creative Publishing International
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This "at your fingertips" reference contains hundreds of techniques and tips for making the most of the serger, or overlock, machine—a versatile and speedy tool for stitching garments and home decor. Readers will learn how the serger works, the many styles available, and the variety of functional and decorative stitches possible. There are also easy-to-find-and-follow charts—of thread choices, must-have accessories, and best stitches for a range of fabric types. This book is an easy-reference collection of basic techniques, tips, and helpful information for anyone who is learning about or already owns a serger.

Serger Secrets

Serger Secrets Author Pam Hastings
ISBN-10 1579544649
Year 2001-11-17
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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For those who have mastered the basics and want a challenge, Serger Secrets provides instructions for adding more than 50 techniques to the sewers arsenal. Complete with troubleshooting tips and dozens of inspiring photographs of completed garments, Serger Secrets is guaranteed to bring out the creativity in any designer.

Simply Serging

Simply Serging Author Charlene Phillips
ISBN-10 9781440230219
Year 2012-11-19
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications Craft
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"Guides you step-by-step through the ins and outs of mastering your overlock machine. Its 25 fast and useful projects, perfect for any skill level, will have you coming back to your serger again and again"--P. [4] of cover.

The Ultimate Serger Answer Guide

The Ultimate Serger Answer Guide Author Naomi Baker
ISBN-10 9781440230486
Year 1997-01-24
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Krause Publications
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THE user-friendly reference essential for any current or prospective serger owner: Practical, easy solutions for any problem with any serger, no matter what the brand, model, or vintage. Expert-savvy, timesaving tips on serger threading, needles, threads, feet, upkeep, and much more. Comprehensive strategies that help answer "Which serger should I buy?"

Learn Simple Serging

Learn Simple Serging Author Diana Cedolia
ISBN-10 9781573675932
Year 2014-08-01
Pages 48
Language en
Publisher Annie's
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By following the step-by-step instructions within the pages of this book, you'll be amazed by how simple it is to use your serger. Using a serger allows you to create professional-looking projects quickly and easily, leaving you more time to do what you really love—sewing even more projects with your serger!

The Complete Sewing Machine Handbook

The Complete Sewing Machine Handbook Author Karen E. Kunkel
ISBN-10 0806978058
Year 1999-03-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
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Stop right here--for the last, best word in buying, maintaining, updating, and using your sewing machine! Get all the details you need, from what to look for in a new machine, to what accessories will help you complete a task, to all the experts' tricks of the trade. This full-service guide--spiral-bound to make it simple to use--covers every step of the process. Close-up color photographs focus on every item discussed, and show you every stitch--straight stitch, zigzag, and variations, buttonholes, decorative stitches, and more. See how to select needles and thread, and add decorative touches to whatever you sew. Bonus: a troubleshooting guide for every sewing problem you'll face. 160 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10. NEW IN PAPERBACK.