How to use a lace or tape foot on a serge

Lace foot or Tape foot

There are opinions using what some called a lace foot or tape foot. Using this tape of foot allow you to create small heirlooms stitch, sewing lace and trims to your garments. With the easy guide of this lace foot, you can perfectly place lace or ribbon on your garment. You can use cover stitch, double and triple stitch when placing the ribbon. This is the best methods how to use a lace or tape foot on a serge that I know.



Elastic foot using a wire on a serger

Elastic foot using a wire

Elastic foot on a wire sometime called fishing line or wire insertion, you can use fishing line to make scalloped ruffles on sheer fabric like bridal tulle, or add wire to the serged edges of wire-edged ribbons.

You have to have to set your overlock machine to stitch: 3-Thread Rolled Edge

Only use right needle, width mush be: Normal to Wide

Length: 1 mm to 1.5 mm (rolled hem setting)

Differential Feed: Normal to 0.6

Blade Position: Unlocked (engaged)

Presser Foot: Elastic Foot


How to use an elastic foot on a serger

Elastic foot

The elastic foot stretches and attaches the elastic to the fabric as the serger trims the extra fabric. It save you time, especially with narrow elastic that is hard to attach with other methods. Some elastic feet have an additional hole to insert corded elastic, fishing line or fine wire, which gives you many decorative options.
You want your stitch to be a 4-thread overlock
Needles must be right and left, the width is normal
Length is 4 mm
Differential Feed: 2 (tightest setting)
Blade Position: Locked
Presser Foot: Elastic Foot

Elastic Insertion
1 Your serger should be 4-thread overlock. Also, a cover stitch can also be used with some elastic feet.
2 Loosen the pressure control screw on the top of the foot, so the elastic can be placed between the roller and the lower support bar if you are having difficulty

3 Don’t forget to insert elastic and slide it to the back of and under the foot.

4 Tighten the pressure control screw slightly.

5 Attach the elastic foot to the serger.

6 Stitch a sample and adjust the pressure control screw as necessary for the desired effect. Tighten the screw to add more elasticity to the fabric. Loosen the screw for less elasticity.” That all you to try to remember.



How to use the gathering foot on a serger.

 The gathering foot on a serger.

This video is about the gathering foot, and how to use the gathering foot on a serger by adjusting thread widths, lengths, and tension of the 4 needles. This video is about 4 thread safety or 4 thread overlock stitch, I am demonstrating setting up a Singer Professional 5 thread serger, 4 thread safety stitch overlock singer serger professional 5, Sew, trim and finish a seam, and much more, with our user-friendly Singer Professional 5 Thread Serger Machine. Truly top of the line, this serger has 2-3-4-5 thread stitch options of How to Cover Stitch Using a Sewing Machine.

When using your gathering the fabric it is important that you increase your feed dog; it your feed dog that determine how much gathering your fabric will have. If you reduce your feed dog, then you will have less gathering and if you are not careful depended on you fabric you’re using, you can stretch the fabric. Keep in mind that increasing the differential feed allows you to create gathers as you finish the edge of the fabric.


Upload Youtube Videos

Upload Youtube Videos

I have been upload youtube videos for how to serge Singer Professional 5 Thread Serger Machine. I still got more videos to do and then I got to decide what next? What videos I’m going to upload this time? I think I’m going to do sewing projects and fashion sketching videos but, I haven’t sketch in a long time. My markers are dry up:)> I’m still going to do because it going to be fun for me. I want to do fun projects. I have my online store and I don’t know what to design or make, oh noo.. creative block! I hope ideas come to me soon because I running out of fabric to sew. Oh yeah, I have been trying to see about making jewelry, I’m bored with the books and I feel uninspired. I’m going to skip making basic jewelry to learn how to do shrinkages and polymer clay. jewelry design book

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