Beer Info FAQ

Why would I want a coverstitch machine?

Why would I want a coverstitch machine?

Coverstitch machines are primarily used to create professional-looking hems to garments. It has the dual function of covering raw edges of a fabric and also retaining fabric stretchability. You will commonly find coverstitch on sleeves hem, pants hem and necklines.

Do all Sergers do a coverstitch?

Yes, you can, and truth be told, you need both. There are machines that do both, and they're usually called a combo machine, meaning a combination of a serger and a coverstitch. However, many sewers prefer to have two separate machines.