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Topic: Katie's Awesome Ruching Tutorial  (Read 24411 times)
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« on: December 31, 2005 01:34:42 PM »

 Ruching is a French word that means "To Pleat". It is commonly used in bodices to create the scrunched part in the front, as well as in skirts. (Plus, in curtains. But that's a whole other shebang). Anways, I think photobucket will resize all the images, so the links are underneath them.

Materials:
-Your fabric for ruching
-1 or two lengths or ribbon the length of your fabric or the area you are ruching
-Thread to sew the ribbon on
-Thread to actually ruch- I use embroidery floss, I like it better and it's stronger.
-Scissors, clean well lit area etc. etc.

Observe the totally rocking ms paint tutorial.

I'm showing this off as a bodice, but... it's the same principal everywhere (almost!)


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/convictions/bodice1.jpg


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/convictions/bodice2.jpg


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/convictions/bodice3.jpg


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v624/convictions/bodice4.jpg

Becomes...



(the gathers on the bodice)

or



this, the lovely dress handsewn by writeforme.

PS- I'm not stealing anyone's bandwith! It's mine! (or photobuckets  Grin)
If you have any questions, please! Ask me! I love to get pms!

~Katie
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« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2005 02:12:59 PM »

That actually really makes sense ^^ you're welcome to use my photo, of course, but the ruching there is so much uglier than on the prettiful blue dress you posted.

Anyway, thanks for making this!
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2005 03:59:35 PM »

When you wrote "I love to get pms!"  I thought you meant pre-mentrual... and was confused for a second  Embarrassed

But thanks for the tute!  I'll definitely have to try that sometime...
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