Serger 101

Serger 101: Beginner



Dive right in to threading your machine and exploring all the functionality your serger has to offer.


Ah the serger, garment sewing’s holy grail.  You’ve heard it can save you time, make your projects look more professional and open windows of possibilities for new projects….just as soon as you learn how to thread the darn thing!  The first thing you’ll learn is how to thread your serger.  Then we’ll begin and exploring all the functionality your serger has to offer including different serger stitches, troubleshooting breaks and mroe. Plus, as an added bonus, you will be taught a few fun decorative stitches!

NOTE: for all Serger classes, due to the complexity and variety of sergers on the market, we have a maximum of 4 students per class.  Please register early to secure your spot.

Not sure what serger to purchase?  Check out our Serger Buying Guide or read our blog post on Choosing a Serger.

Cost: $115 course fee, includes 2.5 hours of instruction and some supplies.

Instructor: Sarah

Prerequisite: None

Skills you’ll learn: proper threading, thread tension, understanding your sergers features, serging inner and outer corners, securing the ends of a serged seam and some invaluable tips and tricks to help reduce frustration.

Prework: None

  • June PM: Thursday, June 30th 7:00-9:30pm
  • August AM: Thursday, August 25th 10:00am-12:30pm
  • August PM: Thursday, August 25th 7:00-9:30pm
  • August WKD: Sunday, August 28th 5:00- 7:30pm
  • September AM: Tuesday, September 27th 10:00am-12:30pm
  • September PM: Tuesday, September 27th 7:00-9:30pm
  • October AM: Tuesday, October 18th 10:00am-12:30pm
  • October PM: Tuesday, October 18th 7:00-9:30pm
  • October WKD: Sunday, October 23rd 5:00- 7:30pm
  • November AM: Tuesday, November 15th 10:00am-12:30pm
  • November PM: Tuesday, November 15th 7:00-9:30pm

We also offer private lessons (in-person and virtual) for adults and kids. If you’re eager to get started or our current class times don’t work for your schedule, email us to compare calendars.

If you’d like to be notified when future classes are added to our calendar, please complete this form. For questions, email us at [email protected] with SERGER 101 in the subject line.

  • Your serger
  • The manual (super-duper, critically important)
  • 4 cones of different colors maxi-lock thread

*all other supplies will be provided