Serger Basics DVD – Sewing Videos


Serger Basics DVD

featuring Marta Alto and Pati Palmer

Learn to master serger basics with the help of this two hour video based on our book Sewing With Sergers. You’ll learn how a serger works, tensions, stitch types and uses, threading tips, and techniques like turning corners, gathering, rolled edges and flatlocking, plus easy details including collars, cuffs, hems and binding.

2-hour dvd


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SKU: 978-0-935278-59-0 Category:


Serger Basics DVD

Learn to master serger basics with the help of this two hour video. Learn practical reasons for using your serger on garments. This two-part video is based on our book Sewing With Sergers. You’ll see:

• Introduction
• A tour of machines
• Accessory feet
• Slow-motion close-ups of how a serger works
• Serger features
• 5-stitch types and their uses
• Threading tips
• How to balance tensions
• How to serge a seam
• Turning inside and outside corners
• Easy slit-sleeve placket
• Techniques on side seam pockets
• Sewing in a circle (placemats)
• Securing seams
• Gathering on a serger and easy ripping
• A completely serged top—the sewing order and secret tips to assure a perfect top
• Easy serged details
—an easy Peter Pan collar and an easy convertible collar
—fast French binding for a neckline
—serger spaghetti straps and loops
—”painless” placket and cuff
• Serger elastic for lingerie (a half slip) and swimwear
• How to master the rolled edge
—tension adjustments
—solutions to problems
• Rolled edging around corners for napkins & lettuce rolled edge
• Flatlocking—2- and 3-thread plus tension adjustments & hems
• Crossing flatlocking seams
• Love and care of your sergers
• PLUS: Serger Fashions!!!

ISBN 978-0935278-59-0

Additional information

Weight 0.3 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 5 × 0.25 in


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