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How to create shirring

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How to create shirring

Shirring is a technique which creates a smocked appearance on your fabric using elastic threads on the bobbin of your sewing machine. It may be a little intimidating as elastic threads can be tricky to work with, but shirring is a great technique to create a fitted garment without the need for conventional fastenings or elastic waistbands. This guide has been designed to help you achieve smocking, without getting tangled with elastic threads! You will need: Your fabric or garment Thread Elastic thread Dressmaking scissors Universal machine needle Sewing machine Empty bobbin Preparing your machine for shirring: Be sure to...

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