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« on: June 15, 2007 05:30:12 AM »

Here's my first attempt at shirring.  I was surprized at how easy it was.  The thing that took the most time was threading my new (well, new to me) machine that my dad bought me at an auction.  Now that I;ve figured it all out, I love it!  Much better than my 1970s model singer. (sorry for the pic quality, hard to take a good pic of yourself)





and here's the new machine (Dad couldn't leave it there when it was going for $15)


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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2007 06:34:28 AM »

Great shirring, I've been too scared to try it yet, but I love your top. And aren't Dad's great? Gotta love a sewing machine for that price.
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« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2007 08:09:15 AM »

Thanks, dad's are the best for sure.  I was timid to attempt shirring too.  It's time consuming, but it's not hard.  I'm making a dress today.
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