Added May 11, 2011
Tucks like this have been very popular with sewists almost since sewing began. Even with hand stitching, this is a relatively easy way to add interest and texture to a garment. Although the idea has been around for a long time, I am seeing it pop up again in RTW (ready-to-wear) in a myriad of ways, many of which have inspired me like never before. But first, let’s get to how this is done. (Lesson developed by Heather Claus.)
Fabric, Iron, Sewing Gauge, Sewing Machine
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