Serging: ROLLED EDGES Rolled-edge hemming is especially attractive on table
linens, but it is also suitable for seaming sheer and lightweight fabrics. For a
common 3-thread rolled edge, the upper looper thread wraps around the edge of
Check to make sure your model will convert to 2thread serging (not all models do
). Consult your manual; if still uncertain, ask your dealer. On models that feature
2thread conversion, the upper looper eye accommodates the converter (built in ...
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Most of the stitch samples shown below and opposite were made on a 3-thread
serger; stitch samples made on other models look similar and are adjusted in the
same way. 3-thread stitch is formed by two loopers and one needle. Upper ...
Loosen upper looper thread tension dial until upper looper thread rolls
completely around edge to underside of fabric. Upper ... does not pucker. It may
be necessary to hold fabric taut when serging to prevent puckering, or use
The needle thread interlocks with the looper threads to create the stitches. The
serger has two loopers, an upper and a lower, for creating the basic overlock
stitch. The upper looper is easier to thread. When it stitches, it moves above the