Overlock stitch instead of serger - I had no idea! Did you know that most regular sewing machines have a special overlock stitch that mimics a serger's stitch? It's true! My Bernina has one, and so have the Pfaff and Brother machines I've sewn on. Most people without a serger use pinking or zigzagging to finish their edges, sometimes without even knowing they have an overlock stitch on their sewing machines.
Stitch Manipulations, Just SEW It - eBook from BERNINA. Sewing machine stitches are fun to use as decoration and embellishment on almost any type of project. Use them as they are set in the sewing machine or for added fun, combine and manipulate the stitches to create unique designs.