About A Beginner’s Guide to Overlockers, Sergers & Coverlockers
Full of practical advice to help you master all the features and applications of your overlocker (serger) and coverlocker, you will learn how to handle your machine using its more complex features and will soon be finishing hems like a professional sewer.
Hem and finish all your garments and accessories like a professional! This practical and comprehensive book helps you master all the functions and applications of your overlocker and coverlocker, from the simplest to the most complex.
There are 50 beautifully photographed step-by-step lessons and 15 lovely projects to apply your knowledge and help you realize your sewing goals. You can make a dress, a T-shirt, a shoulder bag, a playsuit and more. There are 15 gorgeous projects to make including cushions, shoulder bags, soft toys and quilts. Full-size, fold-out patterns accompany the designs in addition to the 50 illustrated step-by-step lessons will guide you through all the skills you need to get started. This book includes full-size, fold-out patterns and is the essential guide for all aspiring seamstresses.
Booklist, January 12, 2018 If you want to sew with knit fabric, a serger or overlocker is your best bet. Both those machines trim,stitch, and overlock in one action, and sergers are often able to perform additional types of stitches andhave room for more spools of thread, allowing for the use of more colors. Color photographs with the partsof each type of machine labeled are accompanied here by short explanations of who might use it, whatthey might use it for, and technical features. Also enumerated are accessories and tools used with thesemachines and the types of fabrics they’re designed for as well as detailed photo illustrations of stitches andinstructions on how to thread the machine and adjust the tension. All machines shown are Singers, thoughthe concepts should translate to most other brands. In addition to the technical information, 15 projectstake the reader through 50 lessons, each teaching a new technique. Projects include clothing, accessories,home décor, and more. Twelve full-size patterns on large format paper are stored in a back pocket.— Anne Heidemann