Yup, that's what pinking shears are for. I remember being astounded when I found out (can't even remember how I learned, either...). They had always been just sorta neat looking. They also reduce bulk when clipping so turning curved edges and stuff is a bit easier.
Karinka's got it right about the price, though. Good pinking shears can be $50. Mine were a Christmas present, thank goodness.
I can't believe I forgot about serging or zigzaging on the machine...but right now, my machine only has straight stitch, and I haven't had the opportunity to use a machine with zigzag in 2 years. >.<
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