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From: cclebl
Date: 05-11-2005, 10:46 AM (1 of 6)
She bought a simplicity surger three years ago and never used it much. Now I get to learn how to use it.

My 12 year old daughter taught me how to thread it! :whacky: Sure wish that genius gene had not skipped a generation (me).

Wish me luck!
User: cclebl
Member since: 04-25-2005
Total posts: 27
From: cclebl
Date: 05-11-2005, 10:47 AM (2 of 6)
how to spell it.....serger! :up:
User: cclebl
Member since: 04-25-2005
Total posts: 27
From: Lise
Date: 05-11-2005, 02:15 PM (3 of 6)
OUCH ! Lise :Canada:
User: Lise
Member since: 07-24-2000
Total posts: 231
From: Pudge99
Date: 05-11-2005, 08:00 PM (4 of 6)
That's OK cclebl,

My spell checker doesn't even think it is a word when spelled correctly. Both ways are correct if you sound it out so we knew what you meant.

When I first bought my serger I only used it to finish seams, then to make diapers. I used it that way for years. Now with the help of ladies here on the site I am learning how to use it more creatively. I have ventured into rolled hems, and using it to gather (still working on this one I haven't quite perfected it yet).

Sergers are a lot of fun. I use mine more than my regular machine now. Have fun and play around until you get a feel for it.
Pictures of my successes and failures
Pfaff 2040
Janome Mylock 134D
Singer Futura CE-100 w/ Autopunch
Husqvarna Viking 3D Sketch
User: Pudge99
Member since: 10-30-2001
Total posts: 1375
From: mommydionne
Date: 05-13-2005, 08:50 PM (5 of 6)
ooooooooo..... lucky you HAVE FUN with it! :up:
User: mommydionne
Member since: 01-08-2004
Total posts: 838
From: natred2
Date: 05-14-2005, 04:01 PM (6 of 6)
Lucky you!!

I got my first ( and only) serger when my mom passed away. I only use it for finishing seams. It is a three thread machine and a B* to thread. I have my s/o do that for

Someday I hope to upgrade and then maybe I will learn something else to use it for....haha
Don't be so open minded your brains fall out.
User: natred2
Member since: 04-09-2005
Total posts: 81
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