Synopses & Reviews
Add the perfect finish to any garment or household decoration with this handy guide to serging. All the essentials are covered, such as which threads to use, how to perform flatlocking and rolled edging, and how to make cording, piping, and other custom trims. Special sections go in-depth on garment treatments, explaining how to select appropriate decorative materials and when to apply such techniques as heirloom serging. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions along with models displaying each finished product make this an essential resource for the avid sewer.
About the Author
Marta Alto is a teacher, writer, and researcher at Palmer/Pletsch and the coauthor of The Serger Idea Book and Sewing Ultrasuede. Pati Palmer is the CEO of Palmer/Pletsch Publishing and a designer and consultant for the McCall Pattern Company. She is the coauthor of Sewing with Sergers. Alto and Palmer are the coauthors of Fit for Real People, Jackets for Real People, and Pants for Real People. They both live in Portland, Oregon.