5 Best Overlockers, According to Industry Experts (UK)

In my search to find the best overlocker, I reviewed and compared 40+ overlock machines sold in the UK.  This meant weeks of talking to overlocker specialists, analysing online manuals, and scrutinizing sales pages.  I received advice from 12 industry experts: 3 overlocker technicians and 9 overlocker sellers. Here’s what I’ve learned. Best overlockers: In … Read more

4 Best Cheap Overlockers for Beginners

If you’re a beginner who won’t use your overlocker often, don’t need fancy features, and want something cheap, I think the best beginner overlockers are (in order of preference): Brother 3034dwt Brother 2104d Brother m343d Elna 664 (All the links go to Amazon). I chose these after comparing 40+ machines and calling overlocker sellers and … Read more

2 Best Overlockers with Automatic Air Threading

This is part 2 of my ‘best overlockers’ series. Today we’re looking at the best overlock machines with automatic air threading. With these machines, you press a button and they thread the loopers for you with a whoosh of air.  I analysed 12 UK overlockers with air threading. Narrowing it down to my favourite was … Read more

How to Use a Serger / Overlocker: 7 Online Courses Compared

I compared 7 online courses that teach you how to use a serger machine (also known as an overlocker in the UK and Australia). Overall, ‘Serger solutions’ by Craftsy is the most comprehensive course I’ve watched. The teacher really walks you through every step, from threading to sewing stitch samples. She was full of tips … Read more