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  • n. Plural form of serger.


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  • It might be that my sergers been on the edge for a while and a tension knob is clearly broken.

    Built By Wendy: Dresses - A Dress A Day

  • I'm on a clothing list; one person posted that her mother distributed a number of sewing machines and sergers to her children before her death.

    lesbians, catboys, ukes, yarn and harlots: The Knitting last!

  • After she died, there were more sewing machines and sergers to purge from the house; her dining table was a sheet of wood on a bale of fabric; and in general, there was enough fabric in the house to stock a small to medium sized fabric store.

    lesbians, catboys, ukes, yarn and harlots: The Knitting last!

  • I was heartened by all the folks who got ironing boards, dress forms, sewing machines, and sergers ... except for poor RavenzTarot, whose daughter got a new sewing machine after trashing RavenzTarot's old machine.

    December 2008

  • That having been said, my opinion of sergers is that a good "dressmaker" model of sewing machine basic utility stitches, good buttonholes, but nothing fancy is superior to a serger.

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  • Now when I think about the two friends who rave about their sergers, I realize that one is always making dance costumes for her ballet school and the other does a lot of upholstery projects... so, yeah, different sewing from what I do.

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  • People who love their sergers are often folks that quilt, make activewear and sew with polar fleece and knits often.

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  • And the things that sergers can do well, such as overcasting raw edges, making blind hems, rolled, hems, and the like, a standard sewing machine can usually do, although it may take a bit more fiddling.

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  • I have a serger, but it is about 10 years old, so there are probably lots of things that sergers do now that they didn't do when I got mine.

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  • We sew because we are wealthy but eccentric sensualists and fashionistas who look down our noses at all that look alike ready to wear and have lots of money for fabric and $2000 sewing machines and $1800 sergers and $300 gravity feed irons and $75 gingher scissors and a mangle and an architect designed addition on our house for our sewing studio with built in custom storage and lots of natural light.

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