Eight Essential Serger Sewing Tools and NEW! bernette b68 AIRLOCK Coverstitch Serger
In today’s blog posting, we’re sharing our Eight Essential Serger Sewing Tools that are must-haves when serging garments, accessories, and home dec. Beginning with the NEW! bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock Coverstitch Combo Serger by BERNINA! It‘s never been so easy to get started serging!
Whether you’re a seasoned sewer or a beginner sewist, the bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger is unbelievably easy to use and has all the features you’ll need for overlock sewing and coverstitching. Did you know not every serger can coverstitch?
Cut, sew, and finish in one step! Plus coverstitch! Experience stitch quality at the highest level with the bernette 68 AIRLOCK Overlcok Coverstitch Combo Serger.
bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger – The serger/overlock/coverstitch machine with easy automatic air threading! Threading the looper has never been easier and quicker thanks to the color-coded threading paths; thread each looper separately or both together with one simple push!
The bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger offers lots of space thanks to the large 5″+ (130mm) working area to the right of the needle, ideal for leading and catching heavy sewing projects behind the needle and gives you the space for all tasks in the needle and loop area—especially when coverstitching.
The bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger freearm makes it easy to sew sleeves, cuffs, legs, necklines, scarves, and other tubular projects.
The easy to attach super-large slide-on table makes stitching and fabric guiding even more comfortable on the bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger – especially for large sewing projects; the fabric will glide smoothly over the rounded shaped table.
The bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Serger Free Hand System with included knee lifter, allows your hands to remain free and comfortably position the fabric under the presser foot. Plus, easily lift and lower the presser foot – with your knee – by pushing the knee lifter.
5 LED lights in the needle and working area ensures a well-lit workspace for ease of stitching as well as threading of the loops and needles; the five LEDs facilitate precise and accurate work with the bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Serger.
With 31 different stitches to choose from and a sewing speed up to 1300 stitches per minute, you will finish your project in no time with the bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger! Stitch styles include variations of 4-thread and 3-thread overlock, rolled hem, picot stitch, super-stretch, narrow seam, flat lock, single needle chainstitch, narrow coverstitch, and wide coverstitch. Achieve optimal stitches – thanks to adjustable presser foot pressure.
Coverstitches for hemming and decorative stitching!
First time on a bernette machine: The bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Serger Micro Thread Control (mtc) saves you significant time and effort while ensuring consistent high-quality stitches, since you need only set thread tension once – even if you alter the cutting width and fabric thickness!
Whether you’re an accomplished seamstress or a beginning sewist, in today’s blog posting we’re sharing our Eight Essential Serger Sewing Tools for making your next serging and coverstitching project a success!
Maxi-Lock Serger Cone Thread meets the demands of serger sewing and withstands the high speeds and tensions unique to serging. Soft thread finish disguises a strength that holds up under the most vigorous seamwork. Quality consistency, beginning to end, makes it easy to set and maintain tensions.
Schmetz ELx705 Serger Overlock Needles are essential for successful serging/overlocking! Schmetz ELx705 Serger Overlock Needles are designed for use in sergers and have a groove on the front side and back side – for reduced skipped stitches. Schmetz ELx705 Serger Overlock Needles have for less thread breakage and straighter stitches.
Machine Needle Threader threads serger needles with ease! Simply position a length of thread within the guide at the front of the threader. Then, push and slide the threader down the shaft of the needle. When the threader meets the eye of the needle, the needle threader will insert thread into the eye of the needle.
The Pro Tweezers is an ideal tool for threading overlock serger loopers. Precision tips provide precise thread handling in tight areas.
Thread Nets are made from a loose-netting and are placed over Serger Cone Threads. Thread Nets keep slick thread, such as Metallics, MonoPoly, and Trilobal polyesters, from “puddling” down around base of spool.
Double-Eyed Needles assist with finishing serged seams by securing chained thread ends or “tails” within the seam. Both needle ends feature a large eye for inserting threads. Smooth rounded ends allow chained thread tails to feed smoothly into previously stitched serger seams.
Fray Block prevents serger seams from “coming undone”. Ultra-fine applicator tip provides precise placement of Fray Block. Dries quickly, remains clear, and soft and flexible. Washable and dry cleanable.
NEW! Ceramic Blade Seam Ripper features a durable and safer ceramic blade – ideal for removing serger stitches. Rounded blade tip helps prevent accidental cuts in fabric. Blade manually retracts by sliding a button.
Serger Seam Ripper has a razor sharp blade for precision ripping! A serger seam ripper saves time when removing overlock stitches. Slip blade between fabric layers and cut overlock stitches. Use caution to not cut fabrics.
Spool Pin Adaptors allow thread to smoothly feed off of the spool. Each Spool Pin Adaptor attaches to a vertical spool pin to hold a spool of thread in the horizontal position. Spool Pin Adaptor also attaches to a horizontal spool pin to hold a spool of thread in the vertical position. Also know as Horizontal Thread Holders and Horizontal Spool Feeders.
We hope you’ll try our Eight Essential (okay 10 Essential) Serging Tools, when making your next serging projects!
Team NZP is designing sewing projects and patterns to be sewn with Nancy Zieman’s innovative sewing techniques. Within each of our blog sewing tutorials and sewing patterns, we give you construction tips and specific sewing hints, along with tool tips to make sewing & serging fun and enjoyable – even for beginners! You’ll find that in a matter of minutes, you can serge fashion accessories with the bernette 68 AIRLOCK Serger – like our favorite Turtleneck Scarf!
Our Exclusive Serger Techniques Pouch –designed by Pam Mahshie– showcases various decorative serger overlock stitches and features a “no-sew’ zipper technique! Serger Techniques Pouch front features center puffing panel surrounded by piping and serger pintucks. Serger Techniques Pouch back (other front) features a plaid design stitched with three different chainstitches! Learn six different serger overlock stitches while completing our Serger Techniques Pouch: 4-Thread Overlock, 3-Thread Narrow Seam, Flat Lock, Chainstitch, Narrow Coverstitch, and Wide Coverstitch!
Our NEW! Clever Coverstitch Bag–designed by Pam Mahshie is made completely with an Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger! Stitch our beautiful Clever Coverstitch Bag while learning serger settings for: 4-thread wide and narrow overlock seaming with fusible thread, coverstitch single needle chainstitching for serger quilting, narrow coverstitching with decorative threads, and wide coverstitching for construction!
We’re celebrating the launch of our Clever Cover Stitch Bag Video with Special Event Pricing on all bernette Sewing Machines, Embroidery Machines, and Sergers!
Meet the NEW! bernette b68 AIRLOCK Overlock/Coverstitch Combo Serger! The bernette 68 is a combo machine with standard overlock, cover-, plus chain- and combo stitches. Plus easy air threading! Learn more at ShopNZP.com!
Special Event Pricing! Save 33% Off bernette sewing machines & sergers!
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