Petersham is a ribbon that has scalloped edges, enabling it to curve gently. By shaping it to a curve, you can use it to stabilize curved necklines, hems, waistlines, and even pocket edges. Watch this quick video tutorial to learn how easy it is to make petersham follow a curve, and be sure to check out Threads #184 (April/May 2016) for Susan Khalje’s article “Multipurpose Petersham” in which she details 18 creative uses for petersham.
Also, don’t miss our video tutorial on making beautiful pleated trim from petersham.
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