How to make a circular ruffle.

Technique Materials

ruler, compass, pencil, paper, fabric, calculator

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    Jul 15, 2008, 04.17 PMby ivernamac

    I like the technique, but, technically, these aren’t ruffles. Ruffles are gathered. These lovely things don’t have that sort of bulk at the top; the circular cut means they’re actually flounces. Ever thought of using them on a V neck, or along a front placket?

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    May 16, 2008, 12.04 PMby hunni

    Oooh this is PERFECT for this old denim skirt i have that is too short! It’ll be lovely for the summer! Thank you!

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    Apr 7, 2008, 06.07 PMby nikkishell

    The ruffles are sewn directly onto the skirt in layers using a straight stitch. They are only attached to the back of the skirt.

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    Mar 18, 2008, 07.06 AMby marenjana

    In the picture it really doesn’t look as if the ruffles were attached to each other cos you can’t see the stitching on the upper ones. What stitch did you use?

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    Mar 15, 2008, 08.44 PMby pinupmommy

    I Adore this dress Great job and thanks for posting the tute I think is would look great with maybe a black jean top as well Go for the Christian Fierce look :P

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    Mar 2, 2008, 04.25 AMby nikkishell

    Each ruffle is the same size. I started from the bottom attaching each ruffle on top of each other.

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