This course covers general overlocker advice and maintenance, threading (scratch/pull through), altering tension details, altering stitch width and length, differential feed, starting and finishing seams, corners (inner/outer), circles and ovals starting and stopping, rib application, elastic application, rolled hems and flat locking.
This one day course offers students supervised hands-on experience in using their own overlocker to its fullest capacity.
Learn all aspects of overlocker use including threading, tension adjustment, seams and hems. BYO overlocker.
Students will be able to maintain and work an overlocker expertly, using various settings for different applications. They will be able to use an overlocker in a variety of situations without the added expense of attachments.
Students are required to BRING THEIR OWN OVERLOCKER AND ALL TOOLS AND ATTACHMENTS as well as instruction booklet to this class. Please make sure that your overlocker has been serviced and is in good working order.
In addition please also bring:
- Overlocker threads:
- 1 Green
- 1 Blue
- 1 Red
- 1 Yellow
- Sharp scissors (fabric and thread cutters)
- Needles – bring spare needles for overlocker
- Fabrics – 30 cm poly/cotton striped fabric (woven or stretch fabric)
- 50 cm cotton, poly/cotton woven fabric or calico
- 20 cm sheer (organza or similar weight)
- Notebook and pen
This class is suitable for students who have an overlocker at home or have recently purchased a machine and would like to further their knowledge about its operation.