...confession is always good for the soul! Recently while working on my jeans, the threads of my right needle and upper looper has broken not once, but twice. Some how or another I managed to get it threaded and form a chain after the first break. I say "some how or another" because truthfully I REALLY DIDN'T KNOW WHAT I WAS DOING, but it did work the first time. The second time however; it didn't work.
I have long stopped worrying about matching serger thread with my garments, it became too aggravating. So I finally purchased a second serger and have one threaded with black and the other with off white. This works for me for most garments that I sew. I've now owned a serger for at least ten years, and rarely have to totally thread the thing because I use the tie on method of changing thread. Consequently, it's so rare that I have to thread loopers that I really don't remember the process from incident to incident. Note: My machine's manual is absolutely of no help!
I swear to you that my friend Ebony can thread a serger in three minutes flat! She has threaded mine lots of times. There were times when I couldn't get it threaded correctly that I'd put it in the car and drive over to the next town where she lived. Notice I said lived as in past tense, because she now lives in Oklahoma! She saw my Instagram serger post the other night and called me. Oh how I miss my Ebony.
Last night I decided it was high time that I mastered my serger situation, so I paid a visit to You Tube University to bone up on the subject. I SHOULD HAVE DONE THIS YEARS AGO! I think I've got it now, finally. There were so many "How to thread your serger" videos that there must be others like me out there needing help.
Have you ever lived with SERGER FRUSTRATION???