How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine

Updated: Mar 17, 2021


How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine
How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine


Let me show you how to make a rolled hem on a Brother overlocker / Serger machine. The machine in this post is a Brother 4234D Overlock. Some buttons might have different locations on other brother sergers/overlockers.


I've also made a video on how to make a rolled hem on a Brother Serger.

Check it out after you have read through the article. It's at the bottom of this page.

 

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1. Open the front cover

How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine
How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine

We start by opening the front cover. That means pulling it to the right and then downwards.

 

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2. Remove the Stitch finger

How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine
How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine

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You give the stitch finger a gentle pull, and it will come out.

The stitch finger is located below the knife.

 

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3. Change the stitch width to 5R.


How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine
How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine

Turn the stitch width wheel until The 5R symbol is aligned with the small arrow marker.

The stitch with selector is located right in front of the presser foot.

 

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4. Set the differential feed to 1.0

How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine
How to Make a Rolled Mem on a Brother Serger / Overlock Sewing Machine

Turn the differential feed selector until 1.0 hits the small arrow mark.

You can find the differential feed on the right side of the machine. On the same side as the power supply. The differential feed is the wheel that is the smallest wheel in front of the handwheel.

 

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