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Mastering Your Serger with ZJ Humbach 3-DVD Class Set


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3-DVD Class Set: Mastering Your Serger with ZJ Humbach

If you are looking for comprehensive instruction on how to get the most out of your serger this is the set for you!

In each video class, instructor ZJ Humbach will provide you with detailed instruction and before you know it you will wonder how you ever lived without your serger! She also provides a project along with each video allowing you to try out the techniques taught!

With over 6 hours of instruction, this set will take you from the basics of getting comfortable with your serger to blind hemming and gathering and finally exploring the world of decorative stitches.

Each of the 3 DVDs you’ll receive includes printable PDF bonus resources that will supplement and expand upon the video instruction you will see.

PLEASE NOTE: The content in these Class DVDs is identical to the individual Classes available in streaming video form, which you can purchase/review separately in the NSC store here.


Have you recently bought a serger and aren’t sure where to start? Or perhaps you’ve owned one for a while, and it’s sitting in the box because you don’t remember how to use it?

In either case, this video class is what you need to be serging like a pro in no time! Making Friends with Your Serger is a boot camp to get you feeling comfortable with your serger in the shortest time possible. Unlike other classes, your instructor ZJ Humbach focuses on just the basics rather than overwhelming you with every possible thing a serger can do.

This class has various topics, including:

  • What Sets a Serger Apart
  • Getting to Know Your Serger
  • Trouble Free Serging
  • Overlock Stitching
  • Hemming Stitches
  • Project: Super Simple Placemat and Napkin
  • PLUS, you’ll get the following BONUS resources:

  • A step-by-step guide to take everything you learned in class and make a beautiful placemat and napkin set.
  • A list of tools and supplies needed to complete your project
  • Video run-time: 176 minutes


    If you have already comfortable using your serger and are ready to move beyond the basics this class will show you the next steps! Take time to broaden your horizons and learn about the advantages of using the various accessories available.

    Your instructor, ZJ Humbach, breaks the class into manageable sessions that help you learn these accessories inside and out. There’s no need to rush, take your time and master each session before moving onto the next or come back and review individual sessions as needed. At the end of this class, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without these time saving additions for your serger.

    Topics included in this instructional class:

  • Blind Hemming with Your Serger
  • Taking Gathering to New Level
  • Project: Toddlers Layered Skirt
  • PLUS, you’ll get the following BONUS resources:

  • A guide to the BONUS project that will help you get the perfect measurements for making your skirt.
  • A Gathering Ratios Guide to save yourself some time when making ruffles.
  • Video run-time: 99 minutes


    Once you’ve mastered threading your serger and are comfortable changing the machine settings to create 2-, 3-, and 4-thread stitches, you’re more than ready to move beyond the basic construction stitches. It’s time to learn just how versatile your serger can be and begin exploring the fun world of decorative stitches.

    This video class starts with a concise breakdown of how serger stitches are made, the interplay between the needles and the loopers for each stitch, and the role of different types of serger thread with an emphasis on decorative threads.
    You will also learn how to turn the basic overlock stitch into a striking construction detail, as well as how to add that “pop” to your projects with impressive details!

    This instructional class goes over various topics, including:

  • Decorative Edges
  • Decorative Finishes
  • Project: Reversible Baby Quilt
  • PLUS, you’ll get the following BONUS resources:

  • A PDF guide to help you easily remember the various serger stitches
  • A PDF detailed guide to supplement the BONUS project on making your own reversible quilt.
  • Video run-time: 92 minutes