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How to Change Colours on a Threaded Overlocker/Serger Machine


“Margaret from Sewing Machine Warehouse Australia will guide you in how to quickly and efficiently change thread colours on your overlocker or serger. Handy sewing hints and tips for sewer’s of all skill levels.  Visit the website for more information, to contact, or to purchase products seen in the videos.  http://www.sewbiz.com.au

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More serger information and tutorials:

  1. Sewing Channel: Serger Users

  2. Category: Sergers and Overlockers

  3. Video: Bernette 335 Serger

  4. Video: Serger Sewing: How To Thread Your Serger For 4 Thread Overlock

  5. Topic: What is the Serger used for other than hemming?

  6. Topic: What the difference is between three and four thread serger?

  7. Topic: Problem keeping my serger threaded

  8. Topic: Electronic sergers vs mechanial sergers

  9. Topic: What is the Difference Between Sewing Thread & Serger Thread….

  10. Video: Easy Hem Sewn with an Overlocker/Serger

  11. Photo: Serged goodies from Ready Set Serge

  12. Video: Sewing Stretch-Knit without a Serger / Overlocker

  13. Video: How to Sew: Using a Serger

  14. Video: Pintucking Using a Serger with Angela Wolf

  15. Video: Basic Serging: Tips and Tricks!

Serger Blogging @ SWN:

Discovery and Evolution of Silk Fabrics


Silk fabric is one of the most common and known fiber on which textile industry is primarily dependent. It is natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. Silk fabric is such a fabric which is made from threads and it is spun by the silk caterpillars. Silk caterpillars live on some specific tress and eat their leaves to live. These tresses are cultivated in order to cultivate these worms. Mulberry silk worm is one of them and most famous among them because mulberry silk...

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Retiring


Finally retiring at 64 and will have much more time for hobbies.  Looking forward to discovering all the little gems on this site that I didn't have time for before.  ...

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Soft Doll for Grandbaby from Nana


Just as my Grandma made me my 'Lucy Doll'  - gee, about 63 years ago - this Christmas it was time to create a similar cloth doll for my own granddaughter.  I found this 'Poppy' doll pattern at Etsy - ran it by my daughter for approval, and it was a 'GO'.  HERE is a link to purchasing that pattern for yourself.      Here's my (ancient, original) 'Lucy' doll.  Well-loved and with amputated (but available) legs, she is certainly a 'doll of the past', but I love her old-fashioned, Grandma-s...

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Fabric Bowl Covers Make Great Gifts


Just like Grandma (or Great-Grandma) used daily, SAVE $ and be ‘Green’ by using act RE-Using these Fabric Bowl Covers instead of plastic or foil.  When they get dirty just throw into the wash (or wipe off  if you fuse vinyl to the fabric).   This is a great Beginning Sewing Project and makes a super Gift! The aqua/lime bowl cover has been ‘vinyl-ized’ using Therm-O-Web Iron On Vinyl. Follow the directions given with that product to transform the outside – and maybe even the INSIDE ...

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Toddler Fleece Appliqued Butterfly Jacket


Sewing for a granddaughter is a special delight.  This toddler  has SO many clothes, that I am making only a few and very special ones.  This polar fleece jacket was quite delightful to design and create.  Even though a big machine with embroidery capability sits in my sewing studio, I honestly am more comfortable with the traditional method of applique and I KNOW I enjoyed 'painting with my machine' and being the DRIVER rather than letting the computer part of an embroidery machine do the ...

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Sewing Teaches MANY Skills


SCHOLASTIC & LIFE SKILLS TAUGHT WITH SEWING CLASSES At the Sunroom Sewing Studio here in Jackson, TN my students learn a wide variety of skills necessary to successful living as a well-rounded, educated person.  Below is a summary of the types of things I naturally teach along with sewing skills.  Read on…I think you’ll be AMAZED!                                          Scholastic/General Education Skills Terminology:  clockwise, counterclockwise lengthwise...

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