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Thread: Stupid Question??

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    Ok so I have been wondering and wondering, what exactly is a surger and what do you use it for?

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    A serger is a machine that uses from 2 up to 8 threads that sews, trims and overcast seams at one time. Most common serger is a 4 thread serger. This is a great machine for sewing knits and fabrics that ravel easily. I hope this answers your question. If you need more information, please let us know.

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    Ahh... so it keeps your seams so they dont unravel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by samroberts01
    Ahh... so it keeps your seams so they dont unravel?
    Yep...look inside your t-shirt/sweatshirt. See those seams? Those are made with a serger. Neat, huh?? :D

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    I did not know what a serger was either until my son's wedding. My future daughter in law purchased a couple of bolts of heavy white cotton fabric. After the wedding shower we all made umpteen table cloths and napkins with the serger. It cuts, sews and finished the edges of the fabric all at once. It was an amazing thing.

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    Wow that is awesome! Thanks for the info I am glad I got the courage to finally ask lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by samroberts01
    Wow that is awesome! Thanks for the info I am glad I got the courage to finally ask lol!
    You can ask us ANYTHING! :lol:

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    I am learning so much on here because of all of you!

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    There is no stupid question here and so glad you asked about the serger. Thats how we all learn. Keep the questions coming!!

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    Sergers make GREAT seams. In clothing, the finished garment looks wonderful. That being said, DO NOT make a mistake.

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