Sewing secrets for getting the most from your serger. If you own a serger, or are contemplating getting one, then you’ll want to learn all the techniques, tips, and tricks for mastering this specialized sewing machine. Sewing Essentials: Serger Techniques, an instructional guidebook and DVD workshop combo, is about to take your skill to the max. Thoroughly covered in a book and DVD package. Read the informative guidebook for detailed yet easy-to-follow written steps, accompanied by over 200 vivid photographs. Watch the DVD as popular instructor and sewing expert Pamela Leggett demystifies the serger, making it more fun to use. And then see what you’ll create! In no time, this double-whammy approach will have you navigating your serger like a pro. Go way beyond basic raw-edge clean upsLearn spool-threading secrets ? the elixir for successful serger use!Adjust tension and control the fabric feedSew basic stitches and seams, lickety-splitUse flatlock stitching to secure heavy fabricEmbellish with decorative stitchingCreate heirloom-quality pintucks and rufflesAnd more!Build or hone this impressive sewing skill and put it to use right away. Basically, a serger trims the seam and encloses the seam allowance or edge of the fabric, inside a thread casing, all in one step. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll marvel that you ever sewed without the multi-tasking capabilities of this machine! Whether you’re a beginner or have sewing experience, Sewing Essentials: Serger Techniques will give you the confidence to do more with the serger than you ever thought possible. Even experienced sewers will love the professional techniques, shortcut tips, and insider tricks packed into this must-have reference.