Sunday, May 1, 2011
Ready for spring and vacation!
Sort of made this one up as I went and I made up my own version of shirring, ok maybe I'm not the first, but sewing with elastic thread scares me and smocking takes too long. I stretched super thin elastic cord, while keeping it lined up, and sewed a tight zig-zag over it. Worked perfectly and didn't take long at all! (Cut the cord the length of chest measurement and the fabric about 6 inches longer).
I've only been sewing since October 2010 and have been self and internet taught, so bare with me if you see repeats of this dress in other fabric.