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Posted on: 10/26/09 1:44 PM
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I learned about this in a class from Viking educator, Alix Graham-Michel. Most serger rolled hems are with one needle. This is with two needles, both the left and right needle left in. You set up the serger as usual for a rolled hem but use both needles and 4 threads. It works! She said she discovered this because she was too lazy to take out the left needle. I think it gives a very strudy rolled hem and in this picture I used it on fleece.

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machinelover said... (8/18/11 9:31 PM) Reply
I must try this. I've always hated doing rolled hems with my serger !
said... (11/6/09 2:53 PM) Reply
what a GREAT tipk I just did this and it worked out perfectly!
marycds said... (11/2/09 5:03 PM) Reply
Yes, 4 threads. Upper and lower loopers and both needles.
Alice said... (11/1/09 10:24 PM) Reply
I'm one of the dumb ones, not let's get this straight. Two needles, each carrying a thread. Now how many other threads, like a upper and lower looper. Is that right? Thanks
EleanorSews said... (10/31/09 11:59 PM) Reply
That was a nifty discovery. Thanks for sharing this one. It makes an interesting hem finish.
M.S. said... (10/30/09 11:32 AM) Reply
That looks nice! Great idea.
Jane S said... (10/28/09 6:40 PM) Reply
wow, how interesting. I must try this. Thanks!
quathy said... (10/28/09 11:31 AM) Reply
neat effect! i never would have thought to try it. thanks for posting!
marycds said... (10/27/09 11:12 PM) Reply
Thanks j222b. I fixed the caption, too.
j222b said... (10/27/09 8:14 PM) Reply
The example in your picture still says 3 threads. I'll try this. Thanks.
marycds said... (10/27/09 2:49 PM) Reply
Sorry, yes it takes 4 threads. I did edit this.
Sewnla said... (10/27/09 10:26 AM) Reply
Thank you for sharing your tip. Not only does it look like a very sturdy hem but is a very pretty one too. Thanks again.
kws said... (10/27/09 10:16 AM) Reply
This sounds very useful
apple annie said... (10/27/09 7:54 AM) Reply
So how does it work? Using three thread and both needles, which one gets threaded?
ryan's mom said... (10/27/09 7:00 AM) Reply
Very interesting! Yes, I would like to know if you mean using 4 threads instead of 3 as well.
solosmocker said... (10/26/09 6:58 PM) Reply
Wouldn't you need 4 threads? I am confused.
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