Learn three ways to gather fabric in this excerpt from our beginner sewing video series. Judith Neukam demonstrates a basic method for gathering fabric using basting thread. You will also learn how to sew a gathered edge to a flat edge, and how to measure and gather fabric using elastic.
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Teach Yourself to Sew
Teach Yourself to Sew is a video series for beginning sewers or anyone who wants to brush up on their skills. We demonstrate basic sewing techniques, share tips, and give step-by-step instruction for beginner sewing projects. Plus, you can ask our experts for answers to any sewing questions you have along the way. You’ll gain the confidence you need to get started in sewing, and in no time you’ll be creating gorgeous garments. If you have already mastered the art of sewing, share this series with those who want to get started, and contribute your expertise by answering questions in the forum.
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