Fabric manipulation gives gorgeous results - without spending money on trims. Lauren shows us how she's used smocking.
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Completing our series on the world of fabric manipulation, Lisha walks us through techniques of shirring and puffing for a fabulous result.
Our ancestors did not hold back with embellishment! Let's strengthen our own core fabric manipulation skills to match theirs.
Ruth continues her collection of terrific tips for super neat sewing to help you achieve that professional finish. Part 2 of 2.
Techniques for Victorian and Georgian clothing. This week, several types of box pleats, and then we'll step it up to discover ruching.
These textural effects have been used for centuries, from farmer's workwear to Liberty silks. Polly investigates and has a go.
You have asked for tips on sewing more neatly, so Ruth introduces us to a selection of back-to-basics tricks for a neat finish.
Continue to refresh and strengthen your core fabric manipulation skills with gathered ruffles and pleating techniques.
Cartridge pleating is one of the best ways to fit a ton of fabric into a small space. Here's two tried and tested methods to accomplish it.
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