Monday, November 14, 2011

Module Five – Chapter SIX – GATHERS

 

 

 SHEET ONE

UNDICI

 SAMPLES bis

1 Gathered by hand, then set by stitching

2 Machine gathered using a gathering foot

3 Machine gathered, gathering held by zigzag

4 Single-thread machine gathering

5 Wavy hand gathering set by irregular machine-stitching

6 Vertical and horizontal hand gathering

7 Dense machine gathering

8 Two row machine gathering

9 Hand gathering, gathers held by stitching

 

SHEET TWO

DODICI tris

samples TRIS

1 Machine gathering over a length of string

2, 3 Weave threads pulled, gathers held by hand stitching

4 Gathering by binding small wooden beads into the fabric

5 Weave threads pulled, then gentle gathering

 

 

I do not have a gathering machine, at least so far, and there is nobody around from whom could borrow it, so I could not try this fascinating method. I remember those beautiful samples made on Alison’s pleater at last year Summer School …Perhaps one day!

2 comments:

  1. This looks such fun can't wait. Sheila

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