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.

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 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.

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!

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 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.

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.

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 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.

Simple Serger Sewing

Simple Serger Sewing Author Julie Johnson
ISBN-10 1592172687
Year 2009
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Drg Texas Lp
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Focusing on beginning serger users, this dynamic guide offers instructions for learning about sewing sergers. Beginning with explanations on stitches, tension settings, the importance of thread, and the ease of serger hems, seams, corners, and curves, this fun pattern book contains more than 50 easy-to-make projects. Chapters cover a wide range of projects, including clothes for babies and adults, decorations for around the house, and unique gift ideas.

Sewing Essentials Serger Techniques

Sewing Essentials Serger Techniques Author Pamela Leggett
ISBN-10 162710917X
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher
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Master the magic of the serger with this detailed guidebook and DVD workshop. Both the book and DVD are filled to the brim with serger sewing techniques, and expert instructor Pamela Leggett presents all you need to know about operating your machine and using it for so much more than cleaning up raw edges. Get to know your serger inside and out. Popular instructor Pamela Leggett explains how a serger works and walks readers through the serging process. Equal parts detailed reference and DVD workshop, readers will find a wealth of serger sewing techniques that are helpful and produce amazing results: --Spool-threading secrets (this alone is worth the price!) --Adjusting tension and controlling fabric feed --How to sew basic stitches in a speedy fashion Take advantage of all the multitasking capabilities a serger can offer. Readers will find they can sew better and faster with these techniques, and will love learning how to: · use flatlock stitching to secure heavy fabrics · embellish any fabric with decorative stitching · make tiny rolled hems on lightweight material · create heirloom-quality pintucks and ruffles Do more and do it confidently. Serger Techniques answers all your serger questions, and makes using the serger less daunting and lots more fun. This DVD/ book workshop will help stitchers of every skill level build confidence and do more with the serger than they ever thought possible.

Sewing with an Overlock

Sewing with an Overlock Author Creative Publishing International Editors
ISBN-10 0865732477
Year 1989
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Creative Pub International
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Introduces the features and accessories of overlock sewing machines, and shows how to baste and sew seams, adjust stitches, and make clothing

Serger Shortcuts

Serger Shortcuts Author JoAnn Pugh-Gannon
ISBN-10 0806924551
Year 1999-08-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
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Presents tips on ways to save time using a serger with information on such topics as choosing quality equipment, recognizing problems, and constructing garments