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OVERLOCK VERSUS COVERSTITCH

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We are always asked by our customers what are the difference between overlock and coverstitch sewing machine.

 

OVERLOCK STITCH

 

  • This is normally used on edge of fabrics to prevent fraying. Applications are for normal baju kurung, jubah etc.

 

Overlock 1 Needle 3 Threads
Application: Baju kurung, jubah
 
 
Overlock 2 Needle 4 Threads

Application: T-shirt, Jeans, Shirts
The machines can also be set to be 1 needle 3 threads. With 2 needles the fabrics are straight away stitch together not requiring a lockstitch machine

 

Overlock Safety Stitch 2 Needles 5 Threads

Application: Cost and jeans.

Similar to the 2 needle 4 threads, the fabrics is stitched together straight away. The straight stitch is actually chainstitch.
 

Example of overlock sewing machine 
 
Brother 2104D portable overlock sewing machine




GEMSY 7724E Industrial Overlock Sewing Machine
 

 

 
COVERSTITCH
  • Coverstitch is normally used for hemming in t-shirts or in some case for tudung.
  • Its normally made of 2 needle 4 threads or 3 needle 5 threads
  • Its also know as interlock coverstitch
This is an example of 2 needle 4 threade coverstitch.
 
 
Coverstitch sewing machine is as below
 
Brother CV3550 Portable Coverstitch sewing machine
 
 
Typical GK3600D Interlock Coverstitch Industrial Sewing Machine
 

 

 
 
For any inquiry please call us at 012-9289727 or visit our show room in Bangi (WAZE KRAF EZEE)
 
Portable coverstitch sewing machine can be viewed at this link:
Portable Coverstitch Sewing Machine List

Industrial coverstitch sewing machine can be viewed at this link:
 
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