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All Blog Posts Tagged 'pintucks' (3)

More From My Hand Embroidery Craftsy Course + Plus a Knit Dress Refashion

I finally got on with the next Craftsy lesson in …

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Added by Karen on July 26, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Pin Tucks on Fleece

Using a twin needle is something we usually associate with heirloom sewing for making tiny pin-tucks; or we think of hemming knits with a twin needle. But polar fleece can be sewn with a twin needle for some spectacular results.



Pin tucks on fleece are as easy as inserting and threading a twin needle.…

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Added by Susan on March 7, 2012 at 5:07pm — No Comments

All About Pintucks

In sewing, a tuck is a fold or pleat in fabric  that is sewn in place.  Small tucks, especially multiple parallel tucks, may be used to adorn clothing or linens. When the tucks are very narrow, they are called pintucks.  

 

This is what pintucks look like:

According to Wikipedia, "...pintucks were very popular as ornamentation in the latter half of the 19th century, especially in fine linen or cotton fabric for chemisettes, engageantes,…

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Added by Susan on May 16, 2011 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

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