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From: nap
Date: 02-02-2006, 07:52 PM (1 of 3)
I actually have a specific questions about this model as well. It has a flatlock stitch, and it looks like it can be used not only on the edge but also in the garment. I sew stitches options for this overlock on singer website.
Does anyone knows anything about serger?

thanks a lot :smile:
User: nap
Member since: 02-01-2006
Total posts: 3
From: dmoses
Date: 02-03-2006, 08:40 AM (2 of 3)
Hi nap.
Sorry, I don't know anything about the serger, but most sergers can do a flatlock. It is done by folding the fabric and serging over the fold, being careful not to cut the folded edge. Usually the tension is loosened, and the stitch is partially on the fabric and extending beyond it. Then the fabric is pulled open at the fold giving the appearance that the stitch was *not* done over the edge, when in fact it was.

Hope this helps. :smile:
Take care,
User: dmoses
Member since: 02-22-2002
Total posts: 964
From: nap
Date: 02-03-2006, 06:48 PM (3 of 3)

thank you very much for your explanation on flatlock stitch.
It is so "painful" to look for a new serger in NYC. as there are just so few dealers who actually have their products in stock.

I have to call Singer company on Monday and see what they will say about this serger.

thanks again,

User: nap
Member since: 02-01-2006
Total posts: 3
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