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The next method requires some handwork, and is most commonly used on children’s clothes, heirloom pieces, and traditional folk costumes. It gives a decorative edge on the ruffled side. To begin, baby hem the loosed edge, turn and press _” the gathered edge. Using large hand-basting stitches, give a zig-zag stitch about 3/8” wide across the strip.

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  • Strickliesl_large

    Aug 25, 2009, 02.02 PMby buzzybee

    What happens after the zig zag hand stitching? Gather those stitches?

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