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We're going to the Beach

Added Jun 10, 2012

by shannyanny

Drayton Valley, ...






For my destination wedding next week, I made my bridesmaid’s some beach coverups. I started with a $5 beach towels from Walmart. This was my first project with shirring. Shirred about 20 rows and then sewed the back seam together. Simple project but they will be perfect for lounging at the pools and they stay up great, so chasing the kids won’t be an issue either. I made a mini version for my daughter too. It is so cute!

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    Jun 11, 2012, 04.37 PMby Mary Athey

    reall cute dresses, i’ve not tried shirring yet,xx

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      Jun 12, 2012, 01.09 AMby shannyanny

      It took a few tries to get the hang of it, but once you have your bobbin figured out, it goes pretty smoothly. I just seen some material at Fabricland that was preshirred on the top, but they wanted $20/mtr. I am way too cheap, would rather buy two dollars worth of elastic thread and have an unlimited choice of material!

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      Jun 12, 2012, 05.29 AMby Mary Athey

      Me to !!! i ike my bargains as well lol. jyst bought a frisster rossman sewing machine of sews everything including leather.i.ll give shirring a go on it x

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