Serge Archives - Totally Stitchin

Cover Hemming with the Ovation

December 29, 2014 in News, Tips & Tricks

Hello hello! We're going to talk Cover Hem stitching today with the Baby Lock Ovation Serger (and you can follow this tutorial with the Baby Lock Evolution, as well)! It is super convenient to have the cover stitch available on your serger! I am going to show you how to set your machine up for the Cover/Chain stitch. It takes a little ...

Making a One-piece Swimsuit

June 25, 2012 in Projects

  I have always wanted to try sewing a one-piece swimsuit and adding the bandeau with bra cups. So, this tutorial walks you through making a basic one-piece swimsuit complete with bust support! Keep in mind this is a first for me too! The process was really neat and, I thought, fun! Remember, if this is your first or second time ...

Swimsuit Sewing Part I

February 22, 2012 in Projects

I'm just going to admit that I am by no means an expert on making swimsuits, but I do enjoy the challenge for myself. So, it's a project I can have fun with and they don't take that long (especially after you've made a couple)! They can also be a lot cheaper!! You can use general polyester sewing thread. You'll ...

Diana and I Became Better Friends

January 24, 2012 in Machines

When you've already bonded with a machine and the time comes for a new one, often the new one can be a learning adjustment in itself. Sergers, in particular, can be difficult to adjust to when you're used to "the old way of doing things". I've sat down with my new Baby Lock Diana Serger with basic seam finish projects, but hadn't ...
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