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MurasakiB.
« on: August 12, 2012 03:26:41 PM »

Hi,
Does anyone know how to get vertical crescent shaped ruffles to all flow in the same direction, is there a particular way to attach them to the garment? I notice that the bottom is larger, does this matter?

I want to make a skirt similar to this:



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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2012 06:33:05 AM »

Those look to me like they're all separate strips attached to the waist area, not horizontal ruffles.
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kayzebra
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2012 01:34:44 PM »

Those are cascading ruffles (cascades?). Instead of gathering the fabric they are made by sewing curved fabric strips to the skirt if that makes any sense. Here is some links that might help.

http://www.lilblueboo.com/2011/09/cascading-ruffle-skirt-a-tutorial-and-free-download.html

http://shwinandshwin.blogspot.com/2011/08/sewing-101-ruffles.html
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