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Sergers & Overlockers

Which Overlockers are Good Quality? (I Ask Specialists)

Industry specialists give advice on how to choose a good quality overlocker. Learn how to avoid buying a poor quality machine with this in-depth guide.

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How to Thread & Use a Brother Serger in 10 Steps + Pics

So you’ve just received your brand new serger machine (also called an overlocker), but have no idea what to do next? Here’s exactly how to use a serger, from turning it on to doing your first test sew. I’m going to assume that you’re a complete beginner who’s doing this for the first time. So […]

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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 […]

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8 Serger / Overlocker Stitches Explained Simply (+ Photos)

If you’ve ever looked at a serger listing online (also called an overlocker), you’ve probably been confused by all the stitches it can do! Like a “flatlock”. What is it? What does it look like? When would you use it in the real world?! So what types of stitches can a serger do? Here are […]

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Sewing Machine VS Serger / Overlocker: What’s the Difference?

Learn what the difference is between them. Can they replace each other? Which do you need? Find comparison tables & videos here.

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How to Choose a Serger or Overlocker: 21 Factors to Consider (+ Checklist)

Learn what features you should look for in a serger or overlocker. This guide includes advice from industry specialists and a free printable checklist.