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Rolled hem I would like to make a rolled hem on crystal organza. Can you help?

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Here is a tutorial - http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-rolled-hem-foot-sewing-machine-240603/view/

I have to practice with scraps first.

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Hello Annelize Barnard
'sounds like you are after a rolled hem on organza. A very beautiful finish indeed.
Thread serger for 3-thread rolled hem. This video may be very helpful https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKZTa_kvDKQ

The needle tension will stay at the normal setting. The upper looper tension should be lowered by at least 2 and the lower looper increased by 2 ... these may be even more depending on the thread used. For best results use a "woolly" thread (woolly polyester is best as it will not melt with heat, although there are woolly nylon threads which are heat resistant). Test the settings on a scrap of the same organza.

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use right hand needle only and top and bottom loopers. Turn stitch length down so threads are closed up (on mine this is 0.5). Your stitch length dial will be one on the right hand side near the flywheel usually. Loosen off the the top looper tension and tighten up the bottom looper tension (these are the right and 2nd right tension dials on front of the machine). On my Bernette I leave the needle at the usual 5, 2 on the top looper and 6.5 to 7 on the bottom looper thread. Move cutting blade position to the right so that you are trimming the fabric quite a bit wider than your stitch, this makes the fabric "roll" underneath inside the stitching to form the rolled edge or hem.

There is also another step that needs to happen where you change or remove a little stitch finger that sits in the pressure foot or just under it. On the Bernettes, you flick a lever to move this stitch finger back towards the operator so it is out of the stitch forming area. On some machines, it is a case of changing the little stitch finger which is screwed onto the pressure foot with a screwdriver.

I really don't know with your Necchi which it is but have a good look at the pressure foot, and around the blade cutting area and see if you can see a lever or check out the accessory bag and see if there is another stitch finger in there, it would be smaller than the one on the foot now. In effect, this finger sits out and the threads wrap around it to form your normal overlock but for rolled hem you want a much smaller finger in place to make a very little seam.

The other variable which makes a very neat job is to use a thread called "wooly Overlock" in the upper looper only. This thread when pulled under tension is tight looking but when you let it go, it fluffs out. So when seaming on a rolled hem it fills out the stitching and covers the edge of the fabric fully giving a smooth look. You can do it without but wooly thread makes a great job and you'll see it on all Ready to Wear seams usually for this reason.

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I hope this gets you going with your overlocker, I usually test stitch quite a bit with the stitch length at the normal 2.5 setting and adjust the looper tensions until I've got the stitch looking good, then turn it down to the very close 0.5, just to not waste a ton of thread.

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