A Quick Sewing Tip to Gather Fabric Evenly | Video
Watch a demonstration of this easy method.
One of our creative readers devised and shared a technique for gathering fabric that produces fast, even results using elastic.
You will need 1/8-inch-wide clear elastic. We recommend an unusual source—a fly-tying supplier—for this elastic, which is available in different colors and in 1-yard lengths.
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