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Use these tips the next time you sew a petticoat for smooth sailing through the waves of gathers & pleats

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How to Make a Crinoline Slightly helpful--how to but no yardage lengths given. If you have never made a crinoline before purchase a pattern and follow the step by step directions.

How to Make a Crinoline

Crinolines are worn with style dresses, prom gowns and wedding dresses. A crinoline provides a dress with body and that all-essential pouf factor. Crinolines can be .

Tips for sewing ruffles. She gives multiple suggestions for gathering--one is using cording and another using zigzag over dental floss. Why have I never thought of this? Tons nicer than breaking a hundred threads trying to do it the "correct" way.

I have a dust ruffle to re-do, as the original gathering was terrible.maybe there are some tips here for a fast job? (aw) Tips for sewing ruffles. She gives multiple suggestions for gathering.

Tucked Petticoat (worn over corded petticoat)

Historical 180" petticoat custom made

A Lovely Historical (reproduction) Over the hoop Petticoat circumference (Custom to your measurements) Description A well made Over the Hoop Petticoat made to your measurements. Your custom fit Petticoat will be made of

Attaching Hooks & Eyes to the edge of a Bodice  How many to sew on?  How far apart do I place the hooks?  Do they need to be right on the edge, or are they placed further back from it?

Attaching Hooks & Eyes to the edge of a Bodice tips for attaching them using historical examples Bodice hooks

How to make a petticoat from a dust ruffle, and save yourself from having to make yards and yards of ruffles.  The dust ruffles can be found very inexpensively at thrift stores (I think the last one I bought was about $ 1.50).

How to make a petticoat from a dust ruffle, and save yourself from having to make yards and yards of ruffles. The dust ruffles can be found very inexpensively at thrift stores

Invisible mending/French mending: reweaving threads for a perfect repair

Invisible mending: an amazing craft under threat

Gold dots dress - Free Pattern & Instructions w/link to a free basic sloper top from Burda. Although it looks like a nightgown I love the variations at the bottom of the page, endless possibilities!

Gathered Dress

Gold dots dress (and gathered dress tutorial) love this I want to make it as a night gown tho.

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