Skill Builder - Learn Your Serger
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Skill Builder - Learn Your Serger


Are you afraid of your serger? Does the threading bring a drop of sweat to your brow? This class is for you! Our insrtuctor Jaynie will walk you though setting up and threading your serger. 

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Thread your serger

  • The "anatomy" of your serger

  • Cleaning and Maintenance

  • Tension Adjustments and troubleshooting

  • Fabric feeding issues

  • Knife do's and don'ts

  • Serger safety

Class Duration:
 2 hours total. Class includes 45 minutes of instructions and 1 hour of work time/troubleshooting, the last 15 minutes will be for cleaning and packing up

Students Bring: YOUR serger. Students will bring their sergers to class to learn how to operate them. Serger must be in operational condition, we cannot offer any repair services. Please bring your owner's manual and notebook to take notes with. 

Needed Materials: scrap fabric, thread for serger, we advise a different color thread for each cone to make tension adjustments easier. Cones are advised but you can use standard sewing machine thread as well.

You will leave with: The knowledge and confidence to use your serger machine!

Skill Level: Confident Beginner Garment Sewist

Skill Details:

  • A good amount of sewing experience. Students should have made at least 3 garments on their own before attending class. Overall students should be comfortable operating and troubleshooting a standard sewing machine. Students should be familiar with seam allowance, general garment construction, and terminology like RST and WST.

Age Range: Adults 18+

Our classes are priced on a sliding scale.

Use your annual household income to choose your adjusted price. Use the corresponding coupon code at checkout.  The income levels provided are just a guideline. Ultimately you know your budget best, please pay what is affordable for you. 

*Codes are eligible for classes ONLY. Orders for other products/classes using these codes will be cancelled.




0-60K Per Year $40 CLASSES45
60K - 90K Per Year $55 CLASSES30
90K - 125K Per Year $70 CLASSES15
125K+ Per Year $85
No Code


If our classes are not financially affordable for you we invite you to apply for our scholarship program! Details can be found here.


  • By registering for this class you agree to all terms. 

  • Cancellation Notice: Makers are kindly requested to provide a minimum of 72 hours' notice in the event of needing to cancel or reschedule an appointment. This advance notice allows us to accommodate other makers and make any necessary adjustments to our schedule.

    Refunds: Any class cancellations made more than 72 hours in advance will receive either a full refund on a gift card, or a full refund minus a $5 card processing fee to the card used for registration. This fee accounts for the costs associated with the transaction and ensures a smooth and secure refund process.

    Late Cancellations: Cancellations made less than 72 hours before and no shows will forfeit the registration fee.

    Contact Information: To request a cancellation or reschedule, please email or call us at 425-291-7452

Class Full? Registration for additional classes open the first Saturday of each month at Noon PST. Other questions? Email


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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.