Video: Master the serger

August 27, 2018 2 Comments

Video: Master the serger

August 27, 2018 2 Comments

Here is the full replay of my livestream about sergers/overlockers.  As usual the chat was lit with lots of tips and questions.

Topics that we covered in the livestream

  • My own serger journey
  • Serger stitches and their different uses
  • The difference between a serger and a sewing machine
  • Serger brand recommendations (Juki, BabyLock and Janome got the most votes)
  • Tips for getting the best seams
  • Threads, threading and different types
  • Needles for sergers, what type and sizes
  • Securing and unpicking serger seams
  • Serger book reccomendation
  • Trouble-shooting tips
  • Plus lots of other stuff

Things mentioned in the video

Great books about sergers

(affiliate links)

Sewing with Sergers: The Complete Handbook for Overlock Sewing by Palmer/Pletsch

Serge With Confidence by Nancy Zieman

Serger Secrets

The Serger & Overlock Master Guide 

These are the ones I have read myself and can recommend, but there are more out there so please share if you have more book suggestions or other resources.

Johanna Lundström

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  • Valérie September 2, 2018 at 12:05 am

    Thanks for this nice live video, I did follow the full replay and love your way of sharing your passion with other sewers beginners and confirmed. I’ll keep an eye on your new posts! All the very best from France.

    • Johanna September 5, 2018 at 3:30 pm

      Thank you so much! It means a lot to hear that the content is being appreciated!

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