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Posted on: 9/3/04 9:37 AM
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I use a painter's stencil brush to clean my serger. The one that I have has 2-inch long bristles, which are long enough to get into the inner workings of the serger and the bristles are stiff enough to get the job done well.

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pennysmom said... (9/26/04 1:12 AM) Reply
Thanks, I just got a serger. And wondered about all the lint.
Boo said... (9/12/04 6:44 PM) Reply
Trying to clean the new machine with the tiny little brush supplied and gave up. Will be buying something along the lines of this hint
Jennifer shaw said... (9/5/04 5:50 PM) Reply
Thank you for the tip! I think that the brush that came with my machine is too small.
Karla Kizer said... (9/5/04 7:44 AM) Reply
Sandra, I'm glad you posted this tip. I've been using one of those brushes, though the project I bought it for is long-forgotten and I'm sure, unfinished. Mine is a nice fat brush that grabs dust and thread when I "dab" it inside the machine, and you're right. It does a very good job
LSBCATS3 said... (9/4/04 6:42 PM) Reply
Great idea!
Rebecca D said... (9/4/04 8:34 AM) Reply
Good idea, the brush that comes with the serger is always so puny. I think I'll get one of these stencil brushes.
Mary Stiefer said... (9/3/04 11:02 AM) Reply
I do the same and it works great. Thanks for putting this in writing.
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