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Shirring

Paulo1028 | Posted in Quilting and Home Decor on

I want to make 20×20 pillow with 4inch satin shirred border with a 12inch square center, in tapestry.  How do I keep the shirred border flat and stabilized to attach cording, since it tends to gather and won’t lie flat?

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  1. Guest | | #1

    at the risk of totally misunderstanding you... here goes.... I would baste it to a stabilizer or twill tape once it is gathered the way you wish... and that would give you enough stability to attach later to  the tapestry squre. see... I may not know what I am talking about.

    1. Paulo1028 | | #2

      thanks diane - I'll give it a try.  Paulo

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