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.
Learning to sew with a serger (also known as an overlock or overlocker) is much like learning to sew all over again. But, if you're ready to take the plunge, here are my tips and project suggestions to help you find serger success!