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Tips & Techniques > Gathering tulle - the cheater way

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Posted on: 8/9/10 9:36 AM
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I have a ruffler foot for my machine, but it doesn't do that well with tighter gathers and I was afraid that it would snag the tulle. So, I decided to pinch up the tulle by hand and push it under the presser foot. This allowed more control and tight enough gathers to make a particularly fluffy petticoat under my DD's dress.

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Judith Niedan said... (10/30/13 4:32 PM) Reply
Will try
julie w said... (8/9/10 6:29 PM) Reply
Great tip!
 
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