So glad I found this! I haven’t invested in a serger, but have been dying to know how to clean edges without rolling the hem.
Ok. So if you are one of those that are holding off on purchasing a serger because of it’s high price, this tutorial is for you. To those of you that have no clue what a serger is or why serging may help you when sewing, I can help answer those questions.
Serging: a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch.
Why Serge? Serging creates a clean edge, helps prevent fraying, allows for greater stability of your garment.
What Type of Fabric Requires Serging?Fabric that tends to fray such as: linen, cotton, tweed, etc.
Ok. So here is the tutorial on how to serge without a serger. This technique has been around for many years. I just decided to give my fresh take on…
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