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713 Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069

Phone: 760-739-8222

Showroom Location:
4606 Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

Phone: 858-225-2739

(SM-NOC) Serger Machine Basics for New Owners - San Marcos Location

In-Person Class: Please arrive 10min early to set up your machine before class. 
Learn the basics of your new serger!  We will discuss the following topics in this New Owners Class:

  • Anatomy of a Serger
  • How to thread your machine for 4 thread overlock and 3 thread overlock and Rolled Hem
  • Basic maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Using Decorative threads in the loopers & Using thread Cradles
  • Serging Tips and Techniques and more

Supplies you will need for the class:
  • Serger in good working order with a power cord and foot pedal
  • Manual and threading guide (if applicable) all accessories that came with your machine
  • At least four spools of serger thread (prefer colored thread, not black or white as these are hard to see when threading)
  • Basic Sewing Notions: Sewing scissors, tweezers, extra needles
  • several strips of cotton fabric (at least 6" x 4") to practice stitches
  • several strips of knit fabric (a variety is good of different types of knits) to practice stitches
  • (Fabric samples provided in class)
Items you may wish to purchase before class:
  • Maxi-Lock 4-pack, Multi Brights Serger Thread: Red, Blue, Yellow, Green
  • Double Eye Needle
  • Fabric Glue Stick
  • Dritz Looper Needle Threader



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NEW OWNER CLASS - all skill levels welcome
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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: Please be aware that AVS wants to keep our staff and students healthy. During this time, AVS will not be supplying classrooms with cutting mats, rulers, irons, ironing boards or rotary cutters. Please bring your own. All machines, tables and chairs will be sanitized BEFORE and AFTER each class. We ask that you sanitize your hands often, practice social distancing and wear a mask. Thank you!
CLASS REGISTRATION PROCEDURES You can register for any class in the store. If you are paying by credit card, you can register by mail or phone (619-225-2739, 760-739-8222 or 800-401-8151). For a free class, you can send an e-mail to Please include your name, address, phone number, the name of the class and the time and date. The registration fee must be received to reserve your space. Most classes have a minimum number of students to run. If we do not meet the minimum of students three (3) days prior to the class, we will notify you that the class is cancelled. If your class is not held for any reason, you may transfer to another class or receive a refund. You may cancel for a full refund up to four days prior to the class. No refunds can be given within three days prior to the class.
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(SM-NOC) Serger Machine Basics for New Owners - San Marcos Location

$ 50.00
If you purchased your machine from SMP, contact the retail store to register for class and the class fee will be waived
Thu, Jun 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
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