When sewing swimsuit fabric on a standard sewing machine we are told to use a stretch needle. When it comes time to serge the same material we a left with standard serger needles, which are not stretch needles. Ballpoint serger needles can be hard to come by too. I find most don’t even know they exsists for their serger. In the video below I show you how to test if your serger or coverstitch machine can use standard stretch sewing machine needles.