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How to Serge in the Round and Serge Off


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Video Duration: 5 minutes 05 seconds

You’ll love this video if:

  • You want to learn how to serge an enclosed circular seam
  • You want to enhance your serging skills and understanding
  • You’ve tried serging a circular opening with terrible results

You will Learn:

  • How to start serging in the middle of a continuous edge
  • How to “serge off” of the seam for a clean, professional look
  • How to finish the serged seam


In this video, Denise Wild will show you a useful method for neatly serging circular seams; seams with no open edges at which to start or finish. This technique will come in handy any time you need to finish the raw edges of a continuous opening such as skirt or pant hems, cuffs, necklines, waistband, and any other raw edges sewn in a circular shape.

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About the Expert:

Sewing expert, magazine editor, and author Denise Wild is the Founder of LoveSewing and The Sewing Studio and the Content Director of BurdaStyle. Denise started teaching sewing classes in her Toronto apartment in 2004, and those classes evolved into The Sewing Studio New York, now one of North America’s leading sewing schools. Denise is the Editorial Director of BurdaStyle US magazine, and has worked as a magazine editor since 2000 for top national publications including FLARE, House & Home, Faze, and ANOKHI. Denise wrote the popular sewing reference book Mend & Make Fabulous, and has written for numerous publications and networks including Hello!, Elle, HGTV, W Network, Glow, Elevate, Chatelaine, and Slice.