Bernina's The Big Book of Serging
This book is a guide to BERNINA serging with a wealth of information for the novice as well as the experienced crafter. Finally a reference book that any overlock owner can use is here. This book features current BERNINA and bernette serger models, including the new L 8 Series overlock machines.
Hem and edge finishes, pretty piping, patchwork and quilting, zipper insertion, pintucks, gathering and more can be quickly and easily done with a BERNINA Overlocker. The new BIG Book of Serging is your comprehensive guide to the most basic operations of an overlocker, when to use which stitch and how, as well as, all the creative applications the BERNINA and bernette overlockers offer.
From Threading to Decorative. Full of information about how BERNINA overlock machines work, this book covers practical and creative subjects such as seaming options, gathering methods, and decorative serging techniques. You can also read about the basics of threading, details about available presser feet, and everyday techniques such as starting and ending serged seams.
Get Inspired! With lots of inspirational photos, you’ll get excited about all the great things you can do with your overlock machine. From garments to quilts, to craft projects, an overlocker lets you sew them faster with more professional results. You’ll find serging techniques such as zipper applications, piping, binding and hems to use on almost any project you want to make.
A Great Reference: The Big Book of Serging has details about the many stitch variations found on the BERNINA overlock machines. Each type of stitch, such as overlock, flatlock, coverstitch, etc. has a chart that shows the variations of the stitch and the most common settings used for those variations. There are also technique charts such as the one below showing the stitch settings for gathering and elastic applications.