Bonus Presser Feet and Cover Stitch and Chain Stitches enhance the serger's versatility and your own creativity. 

The SINGER 14T968DC Professional 5 Serger Overlock machine has 5-4-3-2 thread capability providing a wide selection of stitch options for all types of projects with professional results every time.Save time with hems, seams and seam finishing. Creative stitch options and fabric combinations can expand your creativity.

Sewing at 1,300 stitches per minute while trimming and overcasting, you will zip through projects in no time. Decorative flatlocking and easy rolled hems add a finishing touch to garments, home décor projects and more. An adjustable cutting width, stitch length control, self-adjusting tension system and color-coded threading allow for creative freedom and easy set-up!

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  • 5-4-3-2 Thread Capability
  • Different stitch types ensure the perfect stitch, regardless of the project: Cover Hems, Chain Stitching, Rolled Hems, Flatlocking
  • Fully Automatic Self-Adjusting Tension System
  • Sew perfectly balanced stitches on all fabric types.
  • CD Workbook Included
  • Shows you exactly how to use each stitch.
  • Attachable Clean Pocket
  • Keeps your sewing space clean by catching trimmed fabric.
  • BONUS Accessories Included 
  • Beading Foot, Blind Hem Foot, Cording Foot, Elastic Foot, Shirring Foot, Taping Foot
  • 1,300 Stitches-Per-Minute
  • Sews up to 1,300 stitches per minute—a real timesaver 
  • Color-Coded Lay-In Threading System
  • Makes threading a snap— just follow the color-coded diagram printed right on the machine 
  • Differential Feed
  • Fully adjustable to ensure even feed for perfect seams on every fabric - no breaking or puckering. It is also useful for keeping stretch fabrics and bias cut fabrics from becoming “stretched out”
  • Moveable Upper Knife 
  • Easily move the cutting knife to prevent trimming of fabric while sewing
  • Adjustable Stitch Length
  • Effortlessly adjust the length of a stitch with just the turn of a knob
  • 25-Year Limited Warranty 
  • 25-year manufacturer’s defects, 2-year electric and electronic components, 90-day parts and labor
  • Portable
  • Carry handle makes it easy to take your serger overlock to class with you
  • Extra-High Presser Foot Lifter 
  • Offers extra clearance needed when placing multiple layers of fabric under the presser foot 
  • FREE Accessories Included
  • All-Purpose Foot, Needle Set, Tweezers, Spreader, Screwdrivers, Clean Pocket, Serging Knife, Spool Caps, Anti-Spill Net, Oiler, Brush, Cone Adapters, Soft-Sided Dust Cover, CD Workbook Included, Instruction Manual with included Stitch Guide, Foot Control, Power Cord
  • 4 Built-In Rolled Hems
  • Converting to the Rolled Hem sewing mode is effortless. An easy access lever moves the stitch finger in position for rolled hemming.
  • Five-Thread Safety Stitch
  • Consists of a three-thread overlock and double chain stitch
  • Four-Thread Safety Stitch
  • Consists of a two-thread overedge and double chain stitch.
  • Triple Cover Stitch
  • Creates professional topstitching effects.
  • Double Chain Stitch
  • Perfect for construction or decorative finishes.
  • Cover Stitch
  • A necessity for sewing stretchy fabrics like knits, swimwear and lingerie.
  • Four-Thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch
  • A favorite when sewing a knit fabric because the stitch stretches as the fabric stretches providing a strong and professional finish that will not “pop” when the fabric is stretched.
  • Three-Thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch
  • Ideal for lightweight, stretchy fabrics like tricot and spandex.
  • Three-Thread Overlock Stitch
  • Provides a wonderful professional seam finish, helps prevent loosely woven fabrics from unraveling, and offers unlimited decorative capabilities.
  • Three-Thread Flatlock
  • Special decorative threads can be used to add texture and a dramatic embellishment effects.
  • Two-Thread Wrapped Edge Overlock
  • Use as a lightweight seam finish or a lightweight seam on woven fabrics.
  • Two-Thread Overedge
  • Perfect for overedging medium weight fabrics. Also ideal for flatlock seams and blind hemming.
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What others are saying.
Pro 5 serger
Courtney Flinn | November 18, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, High Quality

This machine is impressive. It was an upgrade for me from a singer tiny serger which is super tiny compared to the pro 5. So a bit of shock for me. It works great but I wish there was more explanation in the book about why the threads will break. I found out through trial and error that the threads have to be just so OR ELSE! I have only figured out the coverstitch and three thread overlook so far. Overall I would say this is a great machine for the price.

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Cheryl Holmes | August 30, 2015
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Good Value, Great Features, High Quality, So Many Design Options.

I have moved past the intimidating early stages, and now have learned to thread, and use this machine with ease. It is as much fun as expected when I made the purchase. I considered the Babylock with the air threading, but I KNOW Singer. It's the machine brand my mother taught me to sew on back in the 70's. It is a happy part of my sewing room, to which I just added a Slant O Matic 503A...talk about a happy woman. This serger is the perfect fit. Take your time, get up and do something else when you get frustrated. Watch videos. Practice. Once you get it. You've got it. Let patience have her PERFECT WORK. It's so worth it. Besides, you can zig zag or overlock seams on your regular machine until you get the hang. But hang in there, the stitches here are soooo much better. Happy serving!!!

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Very nice!
Julia Mitchell | August 04, 2015
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Easy To Use, Made A Very Nice Gift!
This One Had A Part Missing That Was Difficult To Identify

This was a gift to me from a friend. I did not purchase it, but I do enjoy it. The friend could not get it to sew and she gave it to me if I could get it to sew. There was a part missing from the machine when she purchased it. I bought the part and it works fine! It is a great machine! I like it so far, especially the price! :-)

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Tricia Alday Evans | June 09, 2015
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Good Value, Great Features, Easy To Use, High Quality


Would give 5*s but local stores do not carry the needle type I require (ball point serger) and the regular ballpoint singer needles skip stitches. All around a fabulous machine & easy to thread if you are not an overlock novice.

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Toughest Gal on the block
Sondra Cherry | April 12, 2015
Overall Rating
Good Value, Great Features, High Quality

You wont find a better serger . This one is very heavy duty I have not even found all that it will do yet . The cover stitch is grand . I was scared at first ,but I read the book and keep it handy . The extra book on disk is great I refer to it a lot also . It took a little time to learn to thread it . But once you have done it a few times, not so hard . Yes Auto TENSION ,my biggest worry with any machine . Just dial the settings for each stitch ,and the tension wah-lah .I use this on all my projects . No Body better touch this machine It is mine all mine . This has the best looking stitches of all the sergers' I have ever tried . And you don't always use all 5 threads . So don't be intimidated .Whether you are new to serging or have been doing it awhile ,READ the book . I can not stress how much that has helped me .

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