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Video: How to Shape Petersham to a Curve

Threads #184, April/May 2016

Evamarie Gomez and Stephani Miller; Videographers: Gary Junken and Jeff Roos

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.

make pleated petersham

Also, don’t miss our video tutorial on making beautiful pleated trim from petersham.

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    finleypickering2701 | | #1

    Really impressive work

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