How to Sew Gathers

There are many types of sewing machine. My advice would be to try all varities and find the one that best suits your needs.

  There are twoways in which you can perform a gather stitch - 1 - by hand, or 2 - by sewing machine   In this post I am going to demonstrate how to sew a gathering stitch using a sewing machine. (Only by virtue that its quicker than by hand). What are gathers and gathering stitches? Gathers are used in fashion sewing to create shape and to aid in the fit within an area of a garment.  They add volume to parts such as sleeves, or help to add fullness to a section of a … [Read more...]