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What is an overlock stitch?

An overlock is a kind of stitch that sews over the edge of one or twopieces of cloth for edging, hemming, or seaming. Usually an overlock sewing machine will cut the edges (MORE)

Why do you overlock in sewing?

Locking or overlocking your stitches ensure that the stitches you made don't unravel on you, be it accidental or not.

Do you need a sewing machine if you have an overlock machine?

Yes, you still need a sewing machine, as the overlock machine is designed simply to finish the edges of the fabric. Overlock machines do not go backwards, turn, zigzag, or any (MORE)