An overlock stitch sews over the edge of one or two pieces of cloth for edging, hemming or seaming.Usually an overlock sewing machine will cut the edges of the cloth as they are fed through (suchmachines are called
‘sergers’), though some are made without cutters. The inclusion of automated
cutters allows overlock machines to create finished seams easily and quickly. Overlock sewing machinesusually run at high speeds, from 1000 to 9000 rpm, and most are used in industry for edging, hemmingand seaming a variety of fabrics and products. Overlock stitches are extremely versatile, as they can beused for decoration, reinforcement, or construction.it is essential to know its parts and processes.