This photo was taken after my first lesson which is why it is threaded.
a brand new serger!!! I nearly instantly burst into tears. My mind began swirling with ideas of all the things this serger will make for me, for our home, and for our family... a most wonderful gift from the most wonderful man.
Of course, I have never owned nor used a serger before, so I made an appointment for instruction at the South Portland Sewing Centre where Mr. Hip Dropped Stitches purchased it. Three generations were at the family business when I arrived at the shop on Saturday morning, son, mother, and grandfather, and I felt as if I had been welcomed into their home for the hour I was there. The mother sat with me and taught me how to thread the machine, how to serge a seam, and how to look at the seam to determine what tension adjustments may need to be made. I am so grateful for the lesson... and so eager to learn more!
Thank you, Mr. Hip Dropped Stitches!
Now... which project shall I tackle first?