Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Welcome aboard followers - got any questions?

Welcome to my blog!

6 comments:

  1. I wonder if you could explain how to do a blind hem on a serger. Is there such a thing?

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  2. Finally found your question....

    A blind hem can be done on a serger but it takes practice. The stitch is actually a 3 thread narrow (right needle) flatlock stitch. If you use a blind hem foot (attachment) it does help quite a bit. It takes a while to get just the right tensions so that the looper threads lay flat on the wrong side of the fabric. In addition to that you have to sew very straight so that the needle thread is just slightly showing (like a dot) on the right side of the fabric. I have done it many times in the past - but like I said it takes practice to perfect. But once you do, you will love this stitch on knits.

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  3. Hi

    I am totally new to serging, (haven't even got one yet lol). Ordered a Brother 1034D with extra feet today and can't wait for it to arrive. Have you any simple pattern I could use to get started please.
    Maggie Ellis (France, but not French)

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  4. PS I have been searching the WWW all day for ideas and I love your blog;-)

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  5. Hope you are having fun with your serger. I love making pillow covers for Christmas gifts using holiday fabric. They are the easiest thing to make with the serger.

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  6. I bought a Singer 14u85 on craigslist. I am just now learning sewing and the serger looks so scary to me. I have new needles but haven't done anything with server. Is there anything simple to try at home before paying shop estimate fee to see if it even works? Might be worth the $25 if they just thread the thing.

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