How to Gather with your Serger

Sergers can do so much more than just sew and finish seams! Watch this video to learn how to use your serger to gather fabric- no more pulling on long basting threads!

I have the Brother1034D serger, which I purchased on Amazon here. Its a workhorse, and sews very well for the price.

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  1. Jennifer Rogers on April 12, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    This is brilliant!
    My serger only has one needle. Can I use this technique as well?

    • Sarah on April 13, 2017 at 4:16 am

      I haven’t ever tried it with a single needle, but yes, I think it should work. Let me know how it goes!

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