baby lock serger Archives - Totally Stitchin

by Kelly

Nancy Zieman’s Knits Blog Tour

April 18, 2013 in News

All of us at Totally Stitchin' are excited to participate in Nancy Zieman’s blog tour and give- away to celebrate the release of her new book Sew Knits with Confidence and her new knit patterns.  Nancy's publisher sent us a copy of the book plus the patterns, and I got choose!  This was the hardest part! After a long debate ...

Basic Satin Bridesmaid Dress Hem Tutorial

November 19, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

 This hem is so simple! These guidelines are intended for a floor length satin gown that needs a little hemming. You will need a Baby Lock Serger (or you can overcast with your Baby Lock Sewing Machine). The picture below is the underside of a manufactured rolled hem of a bridesmaid dress. The hem is one circle (there are no ...

Swimsuit Sewing – Part 2

March 29, 2012 in General, Projects, Sewing supplies

  In part 1, we walked through sewing basic swimsuit bottoms using McCall Pattern 5400. For "Swimsuit Sewing - Part 2," we're going to work with the same pattern, but we're going to sew a top with McCall Pattern 5400 swim top B. In my short experience sewing swim suits with a pattern, bra cups aren't always included in the pattern instructions, ...

by Kendra

Quickly Serge Holiday Napkins!

November 17, 2011 in Projects

Need a hostess gift idea that's quick and easy? Want to dress-up your holiday dinner table with new linens? Learn how to make quick napkins with your serger, compliments of Sewing with Nancy!

by Kelly

Meet Diana

August 15, 2011 in Find It / Buy It, General

  It's is nice to have a steady friend to lean on when things start to unravel. If you need help keeping things in place, look to Diana. She‚Äôs cool, calm and collected making her just the girl you need to help secure every stitch. This easy-to-use serger is perfect for cover stitching, chain stitching, rolled hems and more. Keep her ...

by Kendra

overlock stitch

April 24, 2010 in Glossary

Machine overcast stitch that encloses a raw edge to prevent fraying

by Kendra


April 17, 2010 in Glossary

Machine used for finishing the raw edges of seams -- trimming and overcasting the edge and sewing, all in one action. Baby Lockas a wide variety of quality overlocking or serging machines.
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