This specialty machine is designed to give you the tools for making ready-to-wear garments. It does two stitches, 'the coverstitch and the chain stitch' which are staples in the garment industry. Add these to the 2, 3, and 4 thread capabilities of your regular BERNINA serger, and you're ready to serge any fabric for all types of projects The BERNINA 0009DCC is also great for sewing home dec and craft projects as well as for embellishing with decorative threads. And the best part is - there's no need to convert from regular serging to chain or cover stitching. The 009DCC is always ready to complement your BERNINA sewing machine and serger.