It’s time for sewing or more specifically, serger confessions! Do you mainly use your serger for overcasting raveling edges? If you’re grimacing while admitting you don’t take advantage of your serger stitches, it’s time to take a Serger Workshop. Pam Mahshie, Baby Lock’s Educational Ambassador, is a serger workshop expert. Since most of us can’t attend one of her hands-on classes, we decided to bring the workshop to you. You can now watch the first of the three part series online or on your local Public TV channel.






It’s important to start at square one, reviewing the parts of a serger and then making samples of the basic stitches. That’s what you’ll learn during this and the subsequent shows.


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We developed a workbook so that you can apply your sample to the laminated pages as a reference. It’s a great learning tool.


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Watch online and learn about the following stitches in this first program. Then, try the suggested stitches on your own, using the Serger Workshop Workbook.

  • 4-thread Overlock Basics
  • 4-thread Overlock Extras
  • 3-thread Overlock Basics


Serger Workshop Nancy Zieman and Pam Mahshie



Behinds the scenes of Sewing With Nancy

During the taping of Serger Workshop, we snapped a few behind the scenes shots. Get a close-up look of Behind at Scene of Sewing with Nancy blog posting.


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Did anything surprise you about the Behind the Scenes photos?  TV is not what is seems!

Bye for now,

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