Successful Serging: From Setup to Simple and Specialty Stitches

Overview

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 ...

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589234611
  • Publisher: Creative Publishing int'l
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: Singer Simple Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 456,409
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Beth Baumgartel (Madison, CT) has written for Vogue, Butterick, the Home Sewing Association, Family Craft Circle, and others. She is the author of SINGER® Simple Sewing and SINGER® Simple Decorative Machine Stitching.

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