SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Patterns and Notions > Have you used this notion? ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Have you used this notion?
Fusible gathering tape
dfsews

dfsews  Friend of PR
Nebraska USA
Member since 4/17/06
Posts: 957
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

                                                     2 Replies
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 12/6/13 11:15 PM

Hi, I was browsing a local quilt shop and found a Nancy's Notions fusible gathering tape. I think you iron it on the seam allowance and pull the strings to gather. Sounds easy, but it was pricey. Does the fusible part create bulk in the seam allowance? I can see where this would be handy for some applications.
Judy Kski
starstar
Judy Kski  Friend of PR
Florida USA
Member since 10/26/08
Posts: 2106
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies



In reply to dfsews
thumbsup 4 members like this.


Date: 12/7/13 0:20 AM

Yes, I purchased the 15 yd. size of Fuse 'n Gather from Nancy's Notions and used it to create this neckline finish. It's a 2" strip of ITY jersey knit (so I don't have to worry about finishing the edges) with the tape fused to the WS and then gathered. Tie off the ends the same way you have to when you gather normally and position it along the neckline area. I didn't want to deal with all the pins so I then hand basted it on followed by attaching it permanently with my SM.


-- Edited on 12/7/13 0:28 AM --

------
Judy

Sewnla
star
Sewnla  Friend of PR
California USA
Member since 2/11/06
Posts: 60
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Send Message

      



In reply to Judy Kski
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 12/7/13 0:35 AM

Oh Judy that is beautiful and so stunning. What a clever idea.
Geejay
Geejay
Australia
Member since 1/7/13
Posts: 636
Skill: Intermediate
online now
Send Message

      



In reply to dfsews
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 12/7/13 0:44 AM

I haven't used it ,and I probably wouldn't bother if it's so pricey..there are some pretty easy ways to gather
*zig zag over cord and pull the cord..
*ruffler attachment ( if you gather a lot)
Gathering on the overlocker ( love differential feed)
The loosened tension long stitch double row straight stitch( my least favorite)

But you know. These products are thought of for sewers convenience ,so give it a go and let us know how you like it

------
If in doubt,throw it out!

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Patterns and Notions >> Have you used this notion?

Merchants on PR

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

O! Jolly! Shop


Sweater Knit Fabrics
Web site

Amulet Swim Fabrics


Poly/PBT swimwear fabric
Web site

Style Arc sewing dress patterns


Patterns That Fit
Web site

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Clone Your Favorite Garment
Clone Your Favorite Garment

Class Details

Online Class
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets
Expert Sewing Techniques for Jackets

Class Details

Simplicity 2153

photo
by: Kathhhhhy

Review
You Sew Girl Draped T-Dress Pattern

You Sew Girl Draped T-Dress Pattern

Pattern Details
You Sew Girl Kids Beret Pattern

You Sew Girl Kids Beret Pattern

Pattern Details
Kwik Sew 3463

photo
by: rieski

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.