This workbook has been created as a tool for learning the various stitch types on the Quantumlock® 14T967DC serger/overlock machine. It is very comprehensive and totals 231 pages. For this reason, it has been divided into fourteen individual sections which can be downloaded and printed separately. Each section focuses on a particular stitch type covering machine set-up and threading direction and contains photos and definitions on how and where the stitch can be used, as well as suggestions for successful stitch formation. We hope the workbook will enable you to use your Quantumlock® 14T967DC to its full capacity.

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14T967DC Serger Overlock Workbook Cover Page & Introduction (3 Pages)

Double Chain Stitch (12 pages)

Double Chain Stitch (12 pages)
1-needle, 2-thread straight stitch is used for construction or decorative stitching. Seams also can be sewn at desired distance from edge of fabric by disengaging the right looper and movable knife.

Two-thread Wrapped Edge Overlock (Narrow & Wide)

Two-thread Wrapped Edge Overlock (Narrow & Wide) (15 Pages)
1-needle, 2-thread stitch is used for seaming lightweight or stretch fabrics. Is is also ideal for rolled and blind hemming. A 4 mm and 6 mm overlock seam width can be obtained by changing the needle position.

 Two-thread Overedge (Narrow & Wide)

Two-thread Overedge (Narrow & Wide) (16 Pages)
1-needle, 2-thread stitch is used for overedging common fabrics. It is also ideal for flatlock (butted or lapped) seams and blind hemming. A 4 mm and 6 mm overedge seam width can be obtained by changing the needle position.

Three-thread Overlock (Narrow, Wide & Wide with Decorative Threads)

Three-thread Overlock (Narrow, Wide & Wide with Decorative Threads) (29 Pages)
1-needle, 3-thread stitch is used for overedging and seaming on common fabrics. A 4 mm and 6 mm overlock seam width can be obtained by changing the needle position.

Three-thread Flatlock (Narrow & Wide)

Three-thread Flatlock (Narrow & Wide) (21 Pages)
1-needle, 3-thread stitch is used for butted or lapped seams and ornamental stitching with decorative thread. Also, a 4 mm and 6 mm flatlock width can be obtained by changing the needle position.

Three-thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch

Three-thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch (13 Pages)
2-needle, 3-thread stitch that is ideal for lightweight, extremely stretchy fabrics such as tricot and spandex.

Four-thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch

Four-thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch (16 Pages)
2-needle, 4-thread stitch that is ideal for medium to heavyweight stretch fabrics such as double knits and swimwear.

Four-thread Safety Stitch

Four-thread Safety Stitch (15 Pages)
The 4-thread stitch is a safety stitch made up of combined 2-thread overedge and double chain stitch.

Five-thread Safety Stitch - Wide

Five-thread Safety Stitch - Wide (18 Pages)
The 5-thread stitch is a safety stitch made up of combined 3-thread overlock and double chainstitch. A wide seam is formed by using left needle. Overedge and seaming can be done in one operation on non-stretch fabrics.
Five thread Safety Stitch - Narrow Five thread Safety Stitch - Narrow (18 Pages)
The 5-thread stitch is a safety stitch made up of combined 3-thread overlock and double chainstitch. A narrow seam is formed by using right needle. Overedge and seaming can be done in one operation on non-stretch fabrics.

Cover Stitch - Narrow

Cover Stitch - Narrow (13 Pages)
2-needle, 3-thread cover stitch is suitable for hemming stretchy fabrics. A narrow seam is formed by using left and middle needles.
Cover Stitch - Wide Cover Stitch - Wide (13 Pages)
2-needle, 3-thread cover stitch is suitable for hemming stretchy fabrics. A wide seam is formed by using left and right needles.
Triple Cover Stitch Triple Cover Stitch (15 Pages)
3-needle, 4-thread cover stitch is suitable for hemming stretchy fabrics.
Three-thread rolled hem Three-thread Rolled Hem (14 Pages)
1-needle, 3-thread stitch is used to finish edges of scarves, ruffles, table linens, etc.