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BERNINA L890 Serger Instructional Class

BERNINA’s latest L 890 machine is full of innovative features and lets you sew, cut and finish in one easy step! This Mastery class will give you the confidence and expertise to get the most out of your new machine. Students will learn threading (One-step BERNINA Air Threader; color-coded one-path threading), maintenance, navigation, different stitches and how to switch between them, and much more.

My BERNINA L890 Serger Class Supply List

  • Bernina L890 Serger with power cord, foot control, FHS (free hand system and ALL accessories that came with your serger
  • Instruction Manual
  • My BERNINA Overlocker – Workbook #1 & #2 (See Workbook note below)
  • 1 yard heavy weight muslin (pre-cut in to 6" x 10" squares)
  • Thread snips
  • permanent fine tip marker for marking samples
  • Paper & pen for note taking
  • ELX705 Needles – Size 80/12 *
  • 5 cones of Madeira serger thread (See thread note below) *
  • 1 cone Maxi-Lock stretch thread *
  • Fray Check or Fray Block *
  • Stitch H20 stabilizer *

       *available at Mel's

Thread Note:

If you are a new serger owner, I highly recommend that you choose 5 different colors for the 5 cones of thread on the supply list. These 5 thread colors could even be Isacord thread so they could be used in the future for embroidery/decorative stitching if desired. Ideally these should be blue, red, green, yellow, and purple. As you are learning your machine these colors will help you identify the various stitches, and which parts may need to be adjusted to obtain that perfect stitch.

If you are an experienced serger owner, feel free to bring 5 cones in the same color.

The cone of Maxi Lock Stretch thread can match any of your spools. Pick a color you will be likely to use in the future.

Workbook Note:

These workbooks are available for free download on the website. Select the “Learn & Create” heading, then “Mastery Workbooks” and finally select “Overlocker.”

The workbooks may be printed or used via a laptop computer or tablet if you prefer.


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.