Gathering with a zig-zag stitch. The tutorial shows using a separate thread, but you can also pull enough top and bobbin thread to cover length of whatever you're gathering, twist together, then zig-zag over. Gatherings Fabrics, Sewing Machines, Needlework Sewing Textiles, Sewing Techniques, Fabrics Gatherings, Sewing Tips, Easili Gatherings, Smart Sewing, Sewing Tutorials
Shortcut Ruffles and Faux Rolled Hems
Love ruffles but hate gathering? This simple technique produces beautifully gathered ruffles the easy way - no gathering required!