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It’s a sewing technique that, when done correctly, will create a neat and professional finish. It’s also a lot easier than it looks. The overlock stitch is a versatile machine stitch that can be used for hemming, edging, and even used in tandem with quilting. It's a good idea to use a n overlock stitch when you're sewing something that will be washed or worn a lot, like a coat or dress, because it helps prevent seams from fraying or unravelling.
It has a knife that cuts the fabric as it sews, so the fabric doesn't unravel. This stitch also creates a seam that is nearly invisible on the right side of the garment. A serger is best for sewing knits, but it can also be used to finish edges of woven fabrics, and it can be used to sew seams on woven fabric.
Sergers are the sewing machines that have two or more spools of thread and a looped needle. They are the machines that sew a seam and then trim it off, so it’s a very fast way to finish seams. They can also do things such as gather fabric or create ruffles. A serger is a great tool for sewers who want to work quickly and efficiently, but they can be intimidating because you need to thread them differently than regular sewing machines. Luckily, there are tutorials on YouTube that will show you how to thread a serger and give you some tips on using it. Here's one that we filmed ourselves!
Sergers are a great investment for any sewist. They can finish seams and edges quickly and create a professional-looking finish on your projects. If you're looking for a serger, there are a few things you should know before you buy one.
Thank you for the blog. Very useful info.