Serge w/out a Serger

First tutorial of the new year has to be one of my highly requested videos; How to serge without a serger.serge11

Ok. So if you are one of those that are holding off on purchasing a serger because of it's high price, this tutorial is for you.  To those of you that have no clue what a serger is or why serging may help you when sewing, I can help answer those questions. serge

Serging: a sewing machine that overcasts the raw edges of a fabric with a V-shaped stitch. Why Serge? Serging creates a clean edge, helps prevent fraying, allows for greater stability of your garment.

What Type of Fabric Requires Serging? Fabric that tends to fray such as: linen, cotton, tweed, etc.

Ok. So here is the tutorial on how to serge without a serger. This technique has been around for many years. I just decided to give my fresh take on it.  Thanks for stopping by.  Please remember to "Thumbs up" this video if you enjoy sewing tips & tricks.  Also, if you enjoyed it, don't be selfish, please share.