ruffle Archives - Totally Stitchin

Easily Add a Ruffle Detail!

May 20, 2014 in Tips & Tricks

Totally Stitchin': Easily Add a Ruffle Detail All my daughter wants to wear these days are dresses...she's 3 and very opinionated! :) We went through her closet and tried on the dresses for fit because, you know, they grow so crazy fast. Some of the dresses from last year still fit, some too small, and some fit but were just too short. So, instead of buying new ...

The Dahlia Pillow Tutorial

January 28, 2014 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': The Dahlia Pillow Tutorial It's finally here, the how-to-make-this-pillow tutorial! For this pillow, you'll need: - A 16" x 16" square cut fabric for the pillow front (I made a 15" x 15" finished pillow...so, if you do a larger or smaller pillow, just add an inch to the width and length to cut your fabric measurements) - For a Centered Zipper (follow link to tutorial), you'll need ...

Ruffled Bed Skirt Tutorial

December 3, 2013 in Projects

If you've followed any of my posts, you may be able to tell that I am obsessed with ruffles...so, when it came time for a bed skirt for my daughter's bed...I ruffled it! This tutorial is for a standard twin bed. (For more ruffling tutorials: Comforter, Sassy Ruffled Tree Skirt, Ruffled/Gathered Table Runner) Supplies: 7.5 yards if you sew 2 longs sides and ...

by Stacey

Shortcut To The Perfect Ruffle

October 17, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

I have always loved ruffles, but I hate the basting stitches and broken threads, and then I found the Baby Lock ruffling foot (which I will be sure to show off in another post) and I was in Heaven!  But for the love of fashion, sometimes I just need an obnoxious amount of ruffles!.  I can not express in words ...

by Stacey

Happy Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2011 in General, Tips & Tricks

I love Cinco de Mayo, the food the drinks, but most of all, all the fun decorations. I found this great tutorial on how to ruffle crepe paper streamers at The Paper Crane. All you need rolls of crepe paper streamers in multiple colors, your sewing machine and all purpose thread. [caption id="attachment_4676" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="http://www.mypapercrane.com/blog/?p=1286"][/caption] A ruffler foot is all you ...

An easy way to ruffle without a ruffler foot

June 8, 2010 in General, Tips & Tricks

Don't think you can't add a ruffle to that perfect dress or pair of curtains for your kitchen.  All you need is some embroidery cotton or even dental floss.  Yes, I said dental floss.  It actually works very well because the material will slide easily.  In order to gather your material, set your machine on the zig-zag stitch.  You can ...
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