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What is "Serging" - Definition & Explanation

Serging is a sewing term, the binding off of an edge of cloth.
An overcasting technique done on the cut edge of a fabric to prevent raveling.
A method of finishing the edges of area rugs by use of heavy, colored yarn sewn around the edges in a close, overcast stitch.

Some other terms

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