This "at your fingertips" reference contains hundreds of techniques and tips for making the most of the serger, or overlock, machine—a versatile and speedy tool for stitching garments and home decor.
Readers will learn how the serger works, the many styles available, and the variety of functional and decorative stitches possible. There are also easy-to-find-and-follow charts—of thread choices, must-have accessories, and best stitches for a range of fabric types. This book is an easy-reference collection of basic techniques, tips, and helpful information for anyone who is learning about or already owns a serger.
Beth Baumgartel has written and edited sewing technique and project books for Vogue Patterns, Butterick, Taunton, Home Sewing Association, Family CircleCrafts, and many other crafts publishers. She is also the author of Successful Serging (CPi). She lives in Madison, Connecticut.