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Intro To Sergers

Tensions, threading, overlocks...oh my! A manual serger can be intimidating to learn but this class will teach you all about the basics of operating a serger. 

In this class, you will explore all of the features and capabilities of a serger. Learn how to thread your serger, properly set your tensions, clean/maintain your serger and create several of the most commonly used serger stitches - a standard 4-thread overlock and a 3-thread overlock. You will leave class with samples of the various stitches, including notes on machine and tension settings for each one. Put them in a binder for future reference! 

You will need to come to class with your own serger.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Ages 15+
Materials Included:

All materials needed for this class can be purchased for an additional $20. If you opt to only pay for the class, these are the materials you will need to bring:

  • 3/4 yd of fabric (main pillow fabric)
  • 1/4 yd of fabric (cuff pillow fabric)
  • 1/8 yd of fabric (flange fabric)
  • (1) Chenille Needles

Additional items you will need but may be offered at classroom stations include:

  • Serger machine
  • Serger User Manual
  • Serger needles
  • 4 cones of serger thread - red, yellow, green, blue (included at classroom station)
  • Pins (included at classroom station)
  • Ruler (included at classroom station)
  • Shears (included at classroom station)
  • Rotary Cutter (included at classroom station)
  • Cutting Mat (included at classroom station)

Cancellation Policy

A Student may cancel a class registration via email ( or by phone at 214-358-3549.

Cancellations with more than 3 days prior notice may request a full refund. Cancellations received 1 - 3 days before the class will receive credit towards another class. Any cancellations on the day of the class cannot be refunded or transferred.

Read our full Classroom Policies here.

$70 Class + $20 Materials
(including materials with the class fee is optional)

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.