How to Change Colours on a Threaded Overlocker/Serger Machine

How to Change Colours on a Threaded Overlocker/Serger Machine

“Margaret from Sewing Machine Warehouse Australia will guide you in how to quickly and efficiently change thread colours on your overlocker or serger. Handy sewing hints and tips for sewer’s of all skill levels.  Visit the website for more information, to contact, or to purchase products seen in the videos.


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