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Sewing Machines & Sergers - How and where to shop
  14 Records, Last updated on 7/28/12 11:16 AM
   External Link Serger Shopper's Guide
What to look for in choosing your own serger?
7/28/12
   External Link Serger F.A.Q.'s and Buying Guide
Helpful tips in choosing sergers
7/28/12
Sewing Machine & Serger - Speciality Feet
  14 Records, Last updated on 7/28/12 11:08 AM
   External Link Presser Feet Instructions
Manuals from Singer
7/28/12
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  14 Records, Last updated on 7/28/12 10:57 AM
   External Link Do it yourself serger repair - How to adjust serger timing
Helpful troubleshooting tips from Laura's Blog
7/28/12
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Features
  30 Records, Last updated on 7/28/12 10:43 AM
   External Link Serger Tips &Guidelines
Includes information and tips in sewing using sergers
7/28/12
   External Link General Tutorial on sewing with a Janome
Includes a video on how to use a variety of feet
4/2/12
   External Link Which foot to use?
Information and tips about using different feet on sewing machine
4/2/12
Sewing Machine & Serger - Speciality Feet
  14 Records, Last updated on 4/2/12 11:37 AM
   External Link Which foot to use?
Information and tips about using different feet on sewing machine
4/2/12
Sewing Machines & Sergers - How and where to shop
  14 Records, Last updated on 3/26/12 1:31 PM
   External Link How to buy a sewing machine in today's market
A very helpful article
3/26/12
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Features
  30 Records, Last updated on 10/21/10 2:46 PM
   Online Class Fun with Machine Embroidery
An online class by Jennifer Stern
10/21/10
Sewing Machine & Serger - Speciality Feet
  14 Records, Last updated on 10/21/10 2:46 PM
   Online Class Fun with Machine Embroidery
An online class by Jennifer Stern
10/21/10
Sewing with Sergers
  11 Records, Last updated on 10/21/10 2:46 PM
   Online Class Break your Serger Out of the Box
An online class by Jennifer Stern
10/21/10
Sewing Machine & Serger - Speciality Feet
  14 Records, Last updated on 10/21/10 2:46 PM
   Online Class Break your Serger Out of the Box
An online class by Jennifer Stern
10/21/10
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Features
  30 Records, Last updated on 10/21/10 2:46 PM
   Online Class Break your Serger Out of the Box
An online class by Jennifer Stern
10/21/10
Sewing Machine & Serger - Speciality Feet
  14 Records, Last updated on 9/5/09 5:24 AM
   External Link How to use a Rolled Hem/Narrow Hem foot
From SewNews on About.com
9/5/09
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Features
  30 Records, Last updated on 9/5/09 5:10 AM
   External Link Everything You Need to Know About Sewing Machine Needles
Introduction and Gallery: Needle Anatomy, Needle Sizing, Handicapped/Self-Threading, Twin & Triple, Stretch, Wing, Leather, Denim/Jeans, Embroidery
9/5/09
   External Link Shopping for a Serger
From the pages of Threads Magazine Online. Includes a serger buying checklist.
9/5/09
   External Link Setting Up your Sewing Machine & Getting To Know Your Machine
Learn your machine features
9/5/09
Sewing Machines & Sergers - How and where to shop
  14 Records, Last updated on 9/5/09 3:53 AM
   External Link Shopping for a Serger
From the pages of Threads Magazine Online. Includes a serger buying checklist.
9/5/09
   External Link Before You Shop for a Sewing Machine Learn about Sewing Machines
What Kind should I buy? Where should I buy it? Questions you should ask the dealer. What options do I want on the machine?
9/5/09
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  14 Records, Last updated on 9/5/09 3:45 AM
   External Link Sewing Machine Troubleshooting: Solving Sewing Machine Problems
From Pages Of Sewing.about.com
9/5/09
   External Link Salvaging Sewing Machines and Similar Equipment
How to salvage sewing machines & sergers after a flood
9/5/09
   External Link Checklist of Common Machine Troubles (PDF)
PDF File from New Mexico State University. Some Time Consuming Machine Problems and their Solutions.
9/5/09
   External Link Sewing Machine Maintenance (PDF)
PDF file from New Mexico State University. Things you should and shouldn't do.
9/5/09
   External Link Tips: Sewing Machine Needles
Having Problems Threading Your Needle?
9/3/09
   External Link Commonly asked questions about straight stitch sewing machines
FAQ
9/3/09
   External Link Do-It-Yourself: Machine Maintenance
By Julie Fugate And Brad Smith
9/3/09
Sewing Machines & Sergers - How and where to shop
  14 Records, Last updated on 9/2/09 4:00 PM
   External Link How to buy a Serger including a checklist of things to look for
Article by the Nebraska Cooperative Education Center
9/2/09
   External Link Buying A Sewing Machine
Articles from Ask.com
9/2/09
   External Link Selecting an Overlock Sewing Machine (PDF)
PDF file of tips from the New Mexico State University Extension
9/2/09
   External Link Buying A Sewing Machine (PDF)
PDF file of some tips for buying Sewing Machine from New Mexico State University
9/2/09
Sewing with Sergers
  11 Records, Last updated on 9/1/09 11:44 PM
   External Link Sewing Techniques with an Overlock Machine (PDF)
PDF file from New Mexico State University on Special Tips for Overlock Sewing
9/1/09
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Features
  30 Records, Last updated on 2/5/09 3:11 PM
   Message Board Janome CoverPro Machines 900CP and 1000CP
Over 300 pages of useful information
2/5/09
Sewing with Sergers
  11 Records, Last updated on 1/27/09 8:52 PM
   External Link Serger Q&A plus project ideas
This links to a commercial, external (and unaffiliated) site. But the Q&A page has some good information, and the project page has some ideas.
1/27/09
   External Link Neat Serger Endings
Ways to keep your serging looking neat
1/27/09
   External Link A Guide to Understanding Sergers
A quick overview by About.Com
1/27/09
Sewing Machine & Serger - Speciality Feet
  14 Records, Last updated on 1/18/08 8:33 PM
   Message Board Resource for Specialty Sewing Machine Feet
loohoo44 put together linkings to descriptions of feet and techniques using those feet.
1/18/08
   Message Board Which feet are worth getting?
Some PR members share their opinions and experience.
8/26/07
   Message Board Which foot to use?
A short discussion on when to use which foot.
8/26/07
   Message Board Shirring vs gathering feet
see PVA's post for a concise explanation on these two feet
8/26/07
   Message Board Stitch - In - The - Ditch Foot
Have trouble with stitching in the ditch? Read about this foot.
8/26/07
   External Link Types of Sewing Machine Feet - including Video
Singer Co. has pictures, descriptions, and video of many different types of feet
2/8/07
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  14 Records, Last updated on 1/30/07 6:04 AM
   External Link How to Thread your Machine
Threading diagrams for numerous sewing machines
1/30/07
   Review Puckered Seams and Seams that Don't Lie Flat.
Wind Bobbin carefully
10/31/06
   External Link Prevent Sewing Machine Malfunctions
By Debbie Colgrove
10/31/06
Sewing with Sergers
  11 Records, Last updated on 9/18/06 5:45 PM
   Message Board Make a T shirt Using a Serger
You Can Use any T shirt Pattern on the Serger.
9/18/06
Sewing Machine & Serger - Speciality Feet
  14 Records, Last updated on 9/11/06 11:12 PM
   Message Board Feet Help
What do the feet do and which should you get? Some tips here.
9/11/06
   Message Board Overlook foot
Betty gives directions on how to use this handy foot.
9/11/06
   Message Board Ruffler Foot
Is it worth getting a ruffler foot? PR members share opinions.
9/11/06
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  14 Records, Last updated on 7/15/05 7:03 AM
   Chat Archive Sewing Machine Maintenance and how to pick a Dealer
Chat with Stephen Wick from Sew Vac Direct - 6/19/05
7/15/05
Sewing Machines & Sergers - How and where to shop
  14 Records, Last updated on 7/15/05 7:03 AM
   Chat Archive Sewing Machine Maintenance and how to pick a Dealer
Chat with Stephen Wick from Sew Vac Direct - 6/19/05
7/15/05
   Message Board Looking for your first machine?
Here are some tips
1/19/05
Sewing with Sergers
  11 Records, Last updated on 11/24/04 10:19 PM
   Review Easy Serger Threading
A tip by marylynn
11/24/04
   Review Blind hemming on Serger
A tip by Joann
11/24/04
   Review Using fusible thread in the lower looper of Serger
A tip by Linda
11/24/04
   Review Stretch wrap finish for lingerie
A tip by Rennie
11/24/04
Sewing Machines & Sergers - How and where to shop
  14 Records, Last updated on 9/3/04 4:11 PM
   External Link Buying a Sewing Machine
Advice from experienced people related to the world of sewing
9/3/04
Sewing with Sergers
  11 Records, Last updated on 8/20/04 11:45 AM
   Message Board Sewing books for Sergers 8/20/04
Sewing Machines & Sergers - How and where to shop
  14 Records, Last updated on 2/14/04 7:16 AM
   External Link Tips for choosing the perfect sewing machine
some features to consider while buying a sewing machine
2/14/04
   External Link Tips on Buying a Sewing Machine 2/14/04
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  14 Records, Last updated on 2/11/04 7:48 PM
   Newsletter Article Care and Feeding of your sewing machine
An article by Londa Rohlfing
2/11/04
   Chat Archive Sewing Machines - Troubleshooting and Care
Expert Chat Transcript - Stephen from SewVacDirect.com
2/11/04
Sewing Machines & Sergers - Features
  30 Records, Last updated on 9/6/03 6:16 PM
   Message Board Industrial machines?
Good brands to look for?
9/6/03
   Message Board How important is a good machine?
Saving my money...
9/6/03
   Message Board Cover Stitch Only Machines 9/6/03
   Message Board Buying a new machine 9/6/03
   Message Board Berninas
Does anyone know anything about them?
9/6/03
   Message Board Bernina vs. Viking 9/6/03
   Message Board Beginner sewing machine
Help!
9/6/03
   Message Board Any recommendations for me??
Machine embroidery thread
9/6/03
   Message Board An almost new electronic sewing machine 9/6/03
   Message Board is a serger really worth it? 9/6/03
   Message Board Mechanical or computerized--i can't decide 9/6/03
   Message Board To Serge or Not To Serge
Trying to make buying decision
9/6/03
   Message Board Stand alone cover stitch machine
Cover stitch recomendations and why
9/6/03
   Message Board Sergers - to viking or janome
To 5 thread or 4/3/2
9/6/03
   Message Board Secondary SM recommendations?
need a few bells & whistles
9/6/03
   Message Board Recommended machines for a beginners
Any good ones under $300?
9/6/03
   Message Board Paralysis of analysis!!! what serger do i need?
Help, i have still not made a decision!!
9/6/03
   Message Board New Embr.machine-one thing I didn't think of... 9/6/03
   Message Board Need some opinions on white
What do you think of the white 2999?
9/6/03
   Message Board Need help 9/6/03
   Message Board Advice about what kind of serger to buy
I'm ready to take the plunge
9/6/03

 
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