Serger - Taming the beast

I recently purchased a Serger - Brother 1034 D serger. I will be creating and updating this page with tutorials that I have learned and share with you what I have learned from others.



 Here is a link to my pinterest board - with a lot of links for Brother 1034D tutorials:

http://www.pinterest.com/instgigi/serger-brother-1034-d/


Below are some great links to photo tutorials I have found for Brother Lock 1034D serger from "Make it Homemade blog".


http://www.makeithandmade.com/2012/08/threading-your-serger-or-overlocker.html


http://www.makeithandmade.com/2012/08/understanding-your-serger-features.html



http://www.makeithandmade.com/2012/08/how-to-thread-your-serger-out-of-order.html



http://www.makeithandmade.com/2012/08/how-to-serge-curves.html



http://www.makeithandmade.com/2012/08/perfecting-sergeroverlocker-tension.html


Tutorial: Super Simple Serger Ruffles

http://www.makeithandmade.com/2012/07/tutorial-super-simple-serger-ruffles.html

From blog See Mama Sew - Sewing Basics: Ruffling + Easing with a Serger (uses Brother Lock)

http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/2012/08/sewing-basics-ruffling-easing-with-a-serger/#.UEAs7KMnIYt

Video from Raechal Myers - Sewing a Rolled hem using Brother Lock 1034 D serger the link is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2vGqsMfHdk


From See Kate Sew - Serger 101
http://seekatesew.blogspot.com/2011/07/sewing-101-intro-to-serger.html?m=1

Cleaning Serger  - How To Clean A Serger: Brother 1034D  from the blog Puckleberry loves to Craft:
http://blog.puckleberry.com/2010/12/how-to-clean-serger-brother-1034d.html

Here are some other great tutorials from other blogs:

Rolled Hem (with video)
http://costumingdiary.blogspot.com/2013/06/rolled-hem-brother-1034d-serger.html

Another tutorial on Rolled Hem
http://createkidscouture.blogspot.com/2014/05/serging-101-threading-for-roll-hem.html?m=1

Getting Started
http://createkidscouture.blogspot.com/2014/04/getting-started-with-new-serger.html?spref=pi

Create Kids Couture - How to thread 1034D serger
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x76C-JFB43E

Serger 101 with videos
http://www.doodlesandstitches.com/2013/03/serger-101.html?m=1


How to do Rolled Hem and ruffle with Serger
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDmFVLL-CR4


Serging with Knits
http://www.tillyandthebuttons.com/2013/10/resources-for-sewing-with-knits.html

Ruffling with Serger
http://www.sewmamasew.com/2012/08/sewing-basics-ruffling-easing-with-a-serger/

How to Gather or Ruffle on serger
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgfxEvRJNW0