You asked: Is overcast stitch the same as Serging?

What is an overcasting stitch used for?

Overcast stitch is a type of stitch used to enclose a raw, or unfinished, seam or edge. The purpose is to prevent unraveling of the fabric.

What does surging mean in sewing?

Serging works on nearly any fabric. A serger trims and overlocks the seam allowances separately or together as it stitches.

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