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CARNATION TWIRLY SKIRT

What little kid can resist a fun twirly skirt? With layers of fabric spread out, this cute and colorful skirt resembles a carnation and your little one will love it! By using a serger, this skirt is quick and easy to sew, as the serger ruffling foot creates voluminous ruffles, adding to the spin factor for this project! Download printable instructions. You can also view this project on Evy Hawkins' blog, A Bit of Stitch.

Serger Skirt

 

wOODLAND dIMENSIONAL BOW TIE

This pattern is a simple bow tie pattern using three seams to create each block. Using a bit of stuffing in the center of the tie, it becomes dimensional for added interest. Download printable instructions.

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Serger Pieced Hot Pad

Want to try out quilt piecing on a serger? This small hot pad project is perfect to get your feet wet, and is a great scrap buster with a practical use! Download printable instructions.

 Serger Hot Pad  

 

SERGED ROLLED EDGED NAPKINS

Your table will be the star of summer with these easy serged napkins!  This simple project is a great way to learn how to use the overlock rolled edge stitch to give your napkins that professional finish.   Download printable instructions.

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rUFFLY SERGED APRON

Create a fun housewarming or hostess gift with this bright and colorful apron! Use your Baby Lock serger to whip up this unique project with loads of cute, fun and easier-than-it-looks details. Once you start, you’ll make a bunch for yourself and everyone you know! Download printable instructions.

RUFFLY SERGED APRON


 

QUICK & EASY SERGER SCARF

Do you ever want to make a project you can whip up in just a few minutes? Maybe it is meant as an antidote to all the couture sewing you've been doing lately, or maybe you just need a last-minute gift for a friend. Here's a project that takes minutes to make. It's a scarf that you simply cut and run up on your serger. View the original project in Threads magazine.

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Colorful Fabric Shoelaces 

If you’re looking for a fun, quick and easy beginning sewing project, try these shoelaces! They are a great way to transform any ordinary pair of sneakers into something extraordinary. Plus, making these laces will help you learn to sew straight on your new Baby Lock Accomplish. Download printable instructions

 

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Little Girl and Doll Matching Dresses 

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 If your little girl likes to match her outfits to her doll’s, make these sweet dresses! The dresses follow a simple pattern, and this project will show you how to customize the pattern through appliqués and fussy cuts. Your daughter or granddaughter can help you make these fun outfits on your Baby Lock Jubilant sewing machine! Download printable instructions.