With detailed step-by-step photos and illustrations, author Carol Zentgraf demystifies owning and using a serger allowing you to take your sewing to new dimensions. With Serger Sewing Basics, you'll learn: The anatomy of a serger Serger setup and threading Qualities of threads and needles and when to use them Multiple stitches such as overlock, flatlock, rolled edge, cover stitch, chain stitch and more Decorative, quilting, and heirloom serging techniques Rest assured this must-have reference guide will eliminate your fear of owning and using a serger. Loaded with tips and hints for success, Serger Sewing Basics will help build your serging confidence and enjoyment. And to help you show off your newfound skills, delve into creating any or all of the 13 delightful home decor projects for your kitchen, living room and bedroom. Success is right at your fingertips. Consumers and sewing dealers alike will benefit from the technical instruction provided while learning how to use a serger to its full advantage and develop new serger skills Step-by-step illustrations and photos are instrumental in completing the 13 projects.