Nancy Zieman’s Tips on Decorative Serged Seams


Nancy Zieman always thinks outside the box. She knows there are many cool things you can do with a serger. In honor of National Serger Month, she has shared with us how to create decorative serged seams with her Baby Lock Evolution Serger.

Suggested supplies:

  • Baby Lock Evolution Serger
  • Cape Cod Jacket Pattern #3142 by Nancy Zieman
  • 1-1/2 to 1-2/3 yd. medium to heavyweight knit fabric (see pattern back)
  • 1 Spool Madeira Aerolock Serger Thread
  • 2 Spools Maxi-Lock Stretch Cone Thread
  • Basic Sewing Supplies

Click here to download Nancy’s Serger Techniques project

About Nancy:

Nancy Zieman Photo BlueNancy Zieman—author, pattern designer, businesswomen, producer, and national sewing authority—is the host of the popular show Sewing With Nancy®, which appears on public television stations across the United States and Canada and streams online at  Follow Nancy’s Blog at and sign up to receive Nancy’s E-News for the latest news in Sewing, Quilting, & Creating.

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