Category Archives: GathersNRuffles

Gathering with Wooly Nylon

Another option for gathering is using Wooly Nylon or other soft stretchy thread/yarn in the lower looper.   Thread the soft yarn through the guides as usual.  I did find that a drop of Frey Check on the thread-end helped … Continue reading

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Shirring

I have an explicit picture of shirring in my mind. It is that of rows and rows of gathers on the public side of a garment created by the use of elastic thread on the inside.  I have been told … Continue reading

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Gathers and Ruffles

Because they are so on trend, I’ve been thinking about buying a ruffling foot for my SM.  It is a beast of a foot with an accompanying price; about $80.  The price caused me to hesitate.  I purchased a ruffling … Continue reading

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