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Easy guide to serging fine fabrics

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Published by Taunton Press in Newtown, CT .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesSerging fine fabrics
StatementKitty Benton.
SeriesSewing companion library
LC ClassificationsTT713 .B43 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL991033M
ISBN 101561580902
LC Control Number96029413

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Get this from a library! Easy guide to serging fine fabrics. [Kitty Benton] -- Have you bought a serger, but haven't yet learned how to use it? Do you own one, but know that it could do more if you only knew how? This is the book for everyone who owns or has considered buying. This handy book, Easy Guide to Serging Fine Fabrics, is written by the eminently qualified designer, Kitty Benton, in order to take the mystery out of serging. Sergers are specialty sewing machines that allow sewers to stitch, trim, and finish seams in one step. Once limited to the commercial sewing industry, sergers are now popular with home-sewers.   Buy Easy Guide to Serging Fine Fabrics (Sewing Companion Library) by Benton, Kitty (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(18). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Sewing Companion Library: Easy Guide to Serging Fine Fabrics by Kitty Benton (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

EASY GUIDE TO SERGING FINE FABRICS 8. Demys tifyin g the Serger. How a Serger Works Anatomy of a Serger. Getting the Most from Your Machine Optional Features. Getting Ready to Sew Initial Threading S tartin g to Stitch Adjusting the Tensions Adjusting the Cutting Width Adjusting the Stitch Length Hints for Trouble-Free Sewing. 10 10 14 16 18 Quick & Easy Quilts: 20 Machine Quilting Projects Book $ Out of Stock Online All New Fabric Savvy Book How to Choose & Use Fabrics $ $ FREE. Store/Curbside Pick-Up Out of Stock Online Learn to Create Felt Pincushions Book $ $ FREE Makers Guide to Sewing Stuff Book $ $ FREE. Store/Curbside Pick-Up. – Different fabrics and threads can need tension adjustments. – When you need to adjust tensions/overedge cutting dial and stitch length, usually a little fine tuning will give huge improvement to your stitch. – Thicker thread needs less tension. – If you .   Best used for light weight fabrics and sheer fabrics. This seam finish wraps one seam allowance over the other, thus enclosing the raw edge. How to sew a self bound seam finish. Keep the fabrics together right sides together along the stitching line and make a plain seam. Trim one of the seam allowance to 1/8 inch.

This book, with its color fashion photography, simple step-by-step how-tos, easy-to-follow line drawings, tips, and care guidelines will inspire and guide you as you sew with these fabulous fabrics: Ultrasuede, Ultrasuede Light, Facile, Caress, and Ultraleather. Book + DVD (1) DVD (19) DVD Set (1) eBook (PDF Easy Guide to Serging Fine Fabrics (eBook) List Price: $ Today's Price: $ Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist; Add to Compare; Easy Guide to Sewing Jackets (eBook) List Price: $.   For loftier knits or stable knits, like ponte or scuba knit fabrics, try a lower tension around 2 or 3. Around 4 is usually good for heavyweight knits. The Tension range generally yields the best results with light to medium weight knits. design is long, fine, and has a small round eye. Between – The Between is an in-between with a shorter style that works well for fine stitching on heavier type fabric. Calyx-Eyed Sharp – The design is open at the top with two eyes, which makes it easy to thread. Also known as “Self Threading”, this needle is.