Sergers can be an excellent addition to any crafter’s repertoire, especially when used alongside a regular sewing machine. When you use a serger, it can make your projects look as if they were manufactured by a clothing brand due to the type of stitching it creates. A serger trims the seam and encases the edge of the fabric in one step, giving your edges a more professional look than you would likely get on a regular sewing machine. A regular sewing machine only has one bobbin and one thread, while a serger can have up to This allows for fast sewing as well as stronger seams, as they are reinforced by more thread. When choosing the serger that best fits your needs, there are many features and options to consider, such as threading systems and differential feeds. Here are 10 of the best options for you to consider.
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- Metal frame: The ST4031HD is a strong, reliable serger built to tackle heavy duty projects with its sturdy metal frame
- High performance: This Strong & Tough series 3-4 thread serger has a high durability blade made from extra hard carbon steel, producing a smoother cut edge and a clean, professional finish
- 1,300 Stitches per minute: Get more serging done in less time with a maximum sewing speed of up to 1,300 stitches per minute
- Easy to thread: Color-coded thread guides along with numbered upper and lower thread loopers make the ST4031HD easy to use
- Included accessory feet: 3 accessory feet come with the ST4031HD including standard, blind stitch, and gathering feet along with a large extension table for bigger projects
- Janome MOD-Serger Overlock with 3 and 4 Thread Options
- Lay-In Threading System with Color-Coded Thread Guides
- Quick Change Rolled Hem and Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
- Differential Feed helps prevents stretching and puckering
- Easy Accessible Lower Looper with Pretension Setting Slider
10. Brother ST4031HD Serger
This serger is built with a sturdy metal frame meant to handle heavy-duty projects, such as denim and layered knits. It also features a blade made from extra hard carbon steel, meant for high durability and smoother cuts. Color-coded thread guides make usage easy, and the ability to use either 3 or 4 threads lends flexibility. With a maximum speed of 1,300 stitches per minute and the inclusion of a standard foot, gathering foot, blind foot, a large extension table, and an accessory pouch, this serger can be used for a multitude of projects. The retail price for the Brother ST4031 is $233.43.
9. Brother 2340CV Serger
The Brother 2340CV is an advanced serger, which allows for a wide variety of cover stitches that can be used on different fabrics of varying weights. A built-in color-coded thread guide and a fast and easy looper threading system allow for precise stitching at a maximum speed of 1,100 stitches per minute. The adjustable dials allow for control of the speed of your material, creating higher quality, even stitching. This machine comes with a blind stitch foot, gathering foot, and an accessory bag filled with useful items to get you started. The retail price for this serger sewing machine is $329.
8. Brother Project Runway CS5055PRW
With 50 different stitches to choose from, including clothing, decorative, heirloom, and quilting stitches, this sewing machine is very versatile and delivers consistent stitch quality at a couture level. It includes designer sewing and finishing solutions for blind hems, zippers, overcasting, buttons, knit and stretch fabrics, and twin needle topstitching. Threading of the top thread and bobbin is easy, allowing for high-quality stitching. This machine comes with 6 presser feet, a foot controller pedal, and an accessory pouch with other starting items. The retail price for this serger sewing machine is $125.
7. Brother 1034D 3/4 Thread Serger (Renewed)
This 3/4 thread serger is capable of creating various professional edges such as ruffles, gathers, spaghetti straps, and decorative edges on a wide range of fabrics. With 22 stitch functions and both 4 and 3 thread overlock, specialty projects can be tackled easily even on stretchier fabric. It is built to be easy to thread, with color-coded and numbered upper and lower looper threading to give users a guide. This machine comes with 2 snap-on feet, a foot controller, softcover, needles, and other accessories. The retail price for this serger is $145.45.
6. JUKI MO654DE Portable Thread Serger
The JUKI MO654DE has a 2/3/4 thread and an automatic rolled hem, allowing for the creation of multiple different hems. With a knife system that contains a dedicated drive mechanism, this machine gives consistent cuts with each project while also keeping you safe as you work. At a maximum speed of 1,500 stitches per minute, you’ll be able to deliver professional work in a fraction of the time. It also includes a color-coded threading breakaway looper, external adjustment for the stitch length, and external adjustment for the differential feed. This machine comes with a multi-purpose foot for sewing a variety of stitches and fabrics. The retail price for this serger is $312.98.
5. Crafter’s Companion Gemini Lock Pro Serger
This serger comes with 16 different stitch settings as well as 3 and 4 thread overlocking, making it an ideal machine for use with a wide variety of materials. It’s lightweight but built to be sturdy, and comes with a thread chain trimmer and differential feed adjustment. Stitch width goes up to 7mm, and stitch length can reach 4mm. This machine comes with an elastic foot, blind hem foot, needle set, spare lower blade, screwdrivers, seam ripper, tweezers, and spool caps. The retail price for this serger is $159.99.
4. Janome MOD-8933 Serger
With a 3 thread and 4 thread stitch option, this serger allows for flexibility and elasticity in your projects while the differential feed erases stretching and puckering. This serger is capable of multiple types of rolled hem styles. The retractable knife prevents you from cutting your fabric accidentally, as well as making threading safer. Also, the left side of the serger can open, allowing for an easy view while threading. This machine includes a lower looper pretension setting slider, adjustable tension dials, a snap-on presser foot, and an accessory bag. The retail price for this serger is $194.44.
3. Singer 14CG754 Serger
The Singer 14CG754 features a 2-3-4 thread capability and an adjustable stitch length, allowing for a wide range of stitches and multiple types of projects. It has 4 different types of rolled hems built-in and automatic fabric trimming, as well as a free arm to sew sleeves and cuffs at a maximum speed of 1,300 stitches per minute. Stitch length, width, and tension are all adjustable using the dials located on the machine. Also included is an accessory bag which includes an all-purpose foot, needle set, foot control, and more. The retail price for this serger is $194.43.
2. Brother R1634D 3 or 4 Thread Serger
Made with a metal frame and metal internal pieces, the Brother R1634D is meant to be sturdy and durable. With 2 needles and 3-4 threads, this serger is capable of tackling hems, zippers, and ruffles on multiple fabrics. At a maximum speed of 1,300 stitches per minute, you will be able to create professional-looking pieces in less time. It also includes a color-coded lay-in thread system, made to make threading easy. This machine comes with a standard foot, blind stitch foot, gathering foot, and an accessory pouch. The retail price for this serger is $220.
1. Brother 1034D 3/4 Thread Serger
This serger has 22 built-in stitch functions including specialty stitches meant for formal, home decor, or heirloom projects. Differential fabric feed allows for professional, even stitching, even on more slippery or stretchy fabrics. Upper and lower looper threading are both color-coded and numbered, making it easy to learn and use. It comes with a removable arm that can be taken away for work on cylindrical pieces. The Brother 1034D includes 2 snap-on feet, a foot controller, needles, and other accessories. The retail price for this serger is $203.99.