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Date: 1/22/13 3:54 AM

I would like to make this top for my granddaughter but you have to gather the back piece They way they have me doing it seems hard so i thought i could use elastic thead and sew the lines then i thought you put heat and steam and it would gather up please help!!!

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Date: 1/22/13 4:29 AM

There are lots of free tutorials on the web showing how to use shirring elastic but here is one. HTH
Pretty Ditty - Shirring Tutorial

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