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Elastic Thread Ruching | Insider Video

Lean a technique that yields plush, ripply velvet that stretches.

Contributing Editor Kenneth D. King shows how to stitch a deeply ruched texture into velvet fabric using elastic thread in the bobbin.

This technique yields plush, ripply velvet that stretches. It’s perfect for special-occasion garments that offer glamour and comfort.

Here are two more Kenneth D. King Insider videos on working with velvet:

Make Crushed Velvet | Insider Video

Two Ways to Create Ruched Velvet | Insider Video

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