Remember how I made ALL of Leyna’s bedding for her nursery (now known as The Very Fancy Room For Changing Diapers)? And remember how I gave up on ruffles after I tried to hand ruffle 9 yards of fabric?
Well, if you don’t, all you need to know is, while I love the look of ruffles, I am officially scared and scarred of making anymore on my own.
But what if I didn’t have to worry about making the ruffles? What if they already came attached to the very lightweight, stretchy, and gorgeous fabric? What if I could, with just a few simple stitches, create flowy ruffly nursing tanks and adorable ruffle-covered baby bloomers?
Behold the fabulousness that is Ruffle Fabric…
Granted, a belted nursing top sort of defeats the purpose of the easy access nature of a nursing top, but I’m told by Callie at City Craft (which happens to have just got loads of Ruffle Fabric in the store), that the fabric makes a great unbelted tank, too. This tutorial from I Make Stuff is so easy I HAVE to try it.
And with my leftover fabric, I could make Leyna a pair or two of these from Make It and Love it…
My sewing machine has been stuffed in a corner of our room since before the floor renovation, and I really haven’t had the urge to do much with it lately. Now, though, I’m so inspired to try out a couple ruffle fabric projects! There are so many more. You can check out more ideas here.
Have any of you worked with this? I don’t have a serger and I’ve never mastered the zig-zag stitch on the edge of fabric to finish it off, so this should definitely be a challenge. Any tips for me?
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