How to use an overlocker

Elna overlocker How to use an overlocker course - Jane White Couture Tuition

Our ‘How to use an overlocker’ course is for sewers who want to use an overlocker with confidence.

Bring along your machine or use one of the studio machines if you don’t have one to try-before-you-buy.

Explore the basics

Jane will explain all about the overlocker and how it works. Discover the wonderful sewing you can do with jersey and other fabrics.

The how to use an overlocker session will cover choosing needles and thread. How to re-thread using Jane’s easy method. Stitch length and tension control for perfect overlocking.

Three and four thread overlocking. Using tricky fabrics and jersey.

Now feeling confident …

Learn how to convert your overlocker to narrow and rolled hemming.

Please note:
Overlockers brought to the session must be in full working order with a operational light and on/off switch. Sorry, we do not undertake repairs or sort out mechanical problems. Please contact us if you are not sure or have your machine professionally serviced before the session.

Electrical equipment brought to the venue must have a current PAT certificate.

If your machine is unthreaded please attend 30 minutes before the workshop start time.

Use of personal machines is at the discretion of the tutor.

Can’t make the dates? Why not book my two-hour Overlocking for the terrified Sew Personal session.

Our other courses using an overlocker Making Clothes using the overlocker and Jersey Day.

Elna 664 Pro overlocker - Jane White Tuition

Elna 664 Pro overlocker – Jane White Tuition

Jane White Couture Tuition is an agent for Elna overlockers and sewing machines and baby lock overlockers and coverstitch machines

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For beginners difficulty rating - Jane White Couture Tuition
  • Cost: £36.00 including materials
  • Date: 21 November 2019. Sorry, this workshop is fully booked but please contact us if you would like adding to the waiting list or to book a Sew Personal session.
  • Times: 6-9pm
  • Venue: The Ropewalk, Barton-upon-Humber
  • Date: 3 January 2020
  • Times: 9.30am-12.30pm
  • Date: 23 April 2020
  • Date: 14 May 2020
  • Times: 6-9pm
  • Date: 6 August 2020
  • Times: 1.30-4.30pm. Why not combine this session with More from your overlocker 6-9pm
  • Date: 1 October 2020
  • Date: 3 December 2020
  • Times: 6-9pm
  • Cost: £36.00 including materials
  • Venue: The Ropewalk, Barton-upon-Humber

This course can also be booked as a Sew Personal session

To book your specialist course you can:

  • Call Jane on: 07946 648748 or 01652 662053
  • Email Jane on:
  • For card payment by phone please call Jane on 07946 648748 or 01652 662053

We also accept payment by Paypal

Sew Short Course and conditions:

  • To secure a place on the course fees are payable on booking.
  • Sorry, fees are non-refundable.
  • There will be an extra charge for tuition outside the course dates.
  • Jane White Couture Tuition reserves the right to cancel or change the date of courses.
  • Sewing machines and overlockers brought the studio must be in full working order with an operating on/off switch and light.
  • All electrical equipment brought to the venue requires a current PAT certificate. Use is at the discretion of the tutor.
  • The course fee includes materials unless otherwise stated.
  • The course information is an outline. Work completed during the session will depend on pre-existing skills and pace of work.

That was such a good session, Jane. Feel I will really be able to use my overlocker now. Thank you.