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Old 11-23-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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I have a serger!!

I fixed my grandma's old serger and now I get to use it whenever I want! It is awesome! What kind of stuff should I make? What can I make? What is easier with a serger rather than a sewing machine?
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:32 PM   #2
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Yay! That sounds fun! I like to use it for anything that would be edged - unpaper towels, wipes, etc. Inner seams of clothing work, too, but just not as fun because you can't use fun colors and have them show.
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Color me jealous! You should make a frilly dress with ruffles and lots of pretty edges. Then show the dress to your old sewing machine and make it feel inadequate.
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Color me jealous! You should make a frilly dress with ruffles and lots of pretty edges. Then show the dress to your old sewing machine and make it feel inadequate.
Orrr, she could do all my serging projects I'm being too lazy to do.
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Color me jealous! You should make a frilly dress with ruffles and lots of pretty edges. Then show the dress to your old sewing machine and make it feel inadequate.
Lol! Poor old sewing machine! I'm jealous too! I was just looking at sergers today and wondering when and if I'll ever get one. Have fun sergering!
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I use mine to make flannel jammie pants.
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Old 11-24-2012, 07:41 AM   #7
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Color me jealous! You should make a frilly dress with ruffles and lots of pretty edges. Then show the dress to your old sewing machine and make it feel inadequate.
Yes!! How do I do ruffles? Just gather like regular?
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:08 AM   #8
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Lol! Poor old sewing machine! I'm jealous too! I was just looking at sergers today and wondering when and if I'll ever get one. Have fun sergering!
Thank you! I put together a dress today! It was awesome!
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It really is that bright irl lol. It was already pre-shirred (sp?)

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:25 PM   #10
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Yup I love those dresses, so fast and pretty! regarding the ruffles, you can hem thin, shiny fabric much easier with a serger than you could with a sewing machine. I think you then gather it at the waist with lots of folds to show off your perfect edges. I recommend toddlers and tiaras for inspiration. Those ladies know how to work a serged edge!
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