ZJ Humbach

Choosing the Best Serger Thread

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Duration:   5  mins

Add extra flare to your next serger project by changing up your thread. Unlike a conventional sewing machine, a serger is able to use many different thread types while stitching.

In this video, ZJ Humbach takes you through which thread paths go to the needles and which go to the loopers, depending on what kind of serger you are using, and which ones can accommodate the larger thread and why. ZJ also explains why some needle threads can be better than others, and why the thread spool size and wrap direction of the thread can impact your project. ZJ then walks you through several different thread types and thicknesses, and also shares other materials that can be used in a serger, such as a ribbon, to add more texture and dimension to a project.

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One Response to “Choosing the Best Serger Thread”

  1. Norma

    this video is not about choosing the best serger thread. It would be more aptly titled "Thread Options for the Serger."

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