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How to Use a Serger – Sewing Tutorial

Learn how to thread a serger the “cheater” way!
Discover the secret to hiding your thread tails!
Unlock countless mysteries of the sewing universe!

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And the big question: would I recommend the Dreamstitcher 787 to a friend?

The answer is: YES!

Here’s a quick breakdown of the pros and cons of this machine…

Pros

  • Heavy duty metal construction
  • Handy tool storage on the inside of the door
  • An extra door makes threading so. much. easier. 

Cons

  • At about $300, it’s a teensy bit (about $50-100) more expensive than the most “economically-priced” sergers on the market. That being said, I think you’re probably getting more than $100 in extra quality with this machine.
  • I’m not sure if it was a printing issue or not, but my manual was almost a little fuzzy/blurry. Normally this wouldn’t be a big deal, but when it comes to following a threading diagram, clarity helps a lot. There was a lot of squinting going on as I was threading and trying to follow the steps in the manual.

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Disclosure: I received a Dreamstitcher 787 from Reliable for review purposes. The opinions expressed in this video are my own.

2 thoughts on “How to Use a Serger – Sewing Tutorial

  1. You rock. Just a top it’s much easier to thread your machine with a pair of good long tweezers. Also it’s also not good for your machine to be on a table that wobbles or your machine bounced it can ruin your machine.
    Keep on making videos I enjoy them. I’ve been sewing for 40 years and it’s refreshing to see people like you . Thanks again.

    1. Bad for the machine or not, I wouldn’t be able to stand sewing on something so wobbly. Just shooting the video was a pain in the ass. XD

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