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160 Cypress Point Pkwy STE D116  Palm Coast, FL 32164

Open  Monday - Saturday 10AM - 5PM  386-447-1103

Serger 101: The Basics of Serging

Want to know how a serger works? Ready to learn the basics of using YOUR serger?

In this hands on workshop you will learn:
How sergers differ from sewing machines and discuss thread/fabric requirements for successful serging.

All participants will: set up and thread their serger, stitch and finish seams with 3 and 4 thread overlock, make a rolled hem on a raw fabric edge, make a flatlock seam. Those with adjustable differential will make a gathered edge.

Those participants with a cover and chain stitch combo machine will learn those stitches. 

There is limited seats available, sign up quickly!


Supply List:

  • Serger in good working order (4 or 8 thread) Provide Make and Model to the shop
  • Machine manual and threading guide
  • All accessories and feet you have
  • Serger tweezers
  • Double eyed needle
  • Four spools of any brand serger thread in four colors
  • Fabric: quilter’s cotton 1” x 18” 2 ½” strips, several in 12-24” lengths (scraps work fine) 6” x 6” square 6.5” x 6.5” square (contrast from the 6 x6)
  • OPTIONAL: 12 wt decorative thread i.e. Sulky, Wonder Knit fabric 2-3” wide x 12” (don’t buy knits for this class, instructor will bring some)

Class Cancellations/Refunds:
  • Classes canceled by Cut Up and Sew will be fully refunded to each student or, if preferred, students may receive store credit.

  • If you are unable to make a class or event, please contact Cut Up and Sew 72 hours/3 days prior to the start date of such class or event to receive a full refund.

  • There are no refunds for cancellations made less than 72 hours/3 days before the start date of a class.  Your class fee can be applied towards another class or returned in the form of store credit.

  • There are no refunds on class fees for "Special Event" or outside teachers/classes within 30 days of the event date unless we can fill your spot with another person. 

  • Refunds will not be provided for "No Shows".

  • If you have a major emergency and need to cancel your attendance at a class, up to the time of such class we will work with you to either make up the class or provide you with a store credit.

To view all our class policies, visit:

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: New to your serger
Instructor: Judy Foxwell

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.