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.)

Technique Materials

Fabric, Iron, Sewing Gauge, Sewing Machine

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    May 12, 2011, 02.25 AMby Timea Schmidt

    You are right. Such an old technique, that most people forgot about it. And it is so nice! Thanks for reminding us:)

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      May 12, 2011, 09.00 PMby 365DaysofSewing

      Some times the old techniques are the best, especially for vintage projects! Thanks for the comment.

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