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From: pittypat2618
Date: 01-06-2005, 10:19 AM (1 of 3)
Hi, I'm looking for directions for making rag trim and there is also a Christmas tree made from this can't find anything on eigther one anyone know how?
Thanks Pat :nc:
User: pittypat2618
Member since: 01-06-2005
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From: MaryW
Date: 01-06-2005, 11:11 AM (2 of 3)
Hi Pittypat and welcome to Sew Whats New.

What does rag trim look like?
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Member since: 06-23-2005
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From: sally ryan
Date: 01-06-2005, 05:48 PM (3 of 3)
Do you mean the fringe that is being used on the Chanel type jackets?

For that, you use a loose weave fabric, stabilize the middle with a zigzag stitch and then remove the crosswise threads, leaving a nice fringe on both edges. It's a picky job but very easy.

Hope that helps.
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Member since: 07-22-2004
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