What is the easiest way to remove serger stitches?
The Easy Way
The key to easily removing Serger / Overlocker stitches is actually to leave upper and lower looper threads, the ones that go around the edge of the fabric, totally intact. The threads you are going to cut and pull out are the needle threads.
How do I undo stretch stitch?
Always unpick first the start and the end, like a mark, to make the unraveling stop at a certain point. Always go from left to right, thick side facing. To undo blind stitches, you go to the bobbin side, you cut the thread, grab hold of it and pull it.
Should you Overlock before or after sewing?
You can use the overlocker to finish the seams together after constructing your garment but before doing any topstitching. You’ll want to try on the garment and make sure the fit is spot on before finishing the seams in this way.
Can you use any thread for overlocker?
For perfect results on your overlocker and coverstitch machine it is essential to use a good quality thread that is lint free. For that reason we only stock the highest quality Polyester 120’s and 180’s overlocking thread.
What weight is overlocker thread?
Serger Thread. High-quality serger thread is also a 40 wt. polyester thread. The difference is serger thread has a special coating that allows it to withstand the high speed and tension demands of serging.
Can I use overlock thread for regular sewing?
Serger thread is tempting to use in your domestic sewing machine because it’s cheap (the giant cones can cost under $5), but it isn’t made for your personal machine. If you use a cone of serger thread instead of regular, all-purpose thread, it will break and jam in your sewing machine.