Bernina Serger Club- Get To Know Your Machine


Instructor: Lucy Wilson

If you want to take your overlocking skills to the next level, this is the class for you! Lucy will not only teach you new serger skills, but will also walk you through the steps to create a completed project each month. If you are a beginner, come join us! If you are already familiar with your serger but need some inspiration for what to make, you can join us too! This class will take place monthly, and we'd love to see you for each class.

January's class is perfect for beginners. During this "get to know your serger" class, you will learn all about the settings on your machine and get to make an easy project to take home as well. For this class, you will make a Valentine's mug coaster and scissor/rotary cutter holder.

By completing these two small projects, you will familiarize yourself with various stitches and techniques that are possible with your serger, such as:

  • 4 Thread overlock with integrated safety seam
  • 3 Thread Overlock Wide
  • Cover Stitch
  • Chain Stitch
  • 2 thread Rolled Hem
  • Using the upper looper converter
  • Threading your machine
  • Using Bulky Nylon
  • Quilt as-you-go method
  • Serging outside corners

Supplies needed:

  • Bernina L890 (or Serger capable of cover stitch/chain stitch)
  • Bernina L890 user manual
  • C13 Foot
  • C 11 Foot
  • Tools that came with your machine, including the Coverstitch lock tool
  • ELX needles
  • 3 Spools of white thread
  • Tailor's chalk or pencil for marking (not white)
  • White tailors chalk wheel or a FriXion pen
  • Rotary Cutter
  • Quilting Ruler (at least 6 x 12 inches)
  • Small pack of sewing clips
  • Large tapestry needle


We hope you'll join us for this skill building class and bring home a fun project!