Tucking

Colour Project – Black, Part 6

Tucks are slender folds lifted from the fabric and sewn at their base from end to end…Tucks vary in width from broad to tiny and pattern the fabric allover or in isolated bands. (Source – The Art of Manipulating Fabric by Colette Wollf)

(left) Grid based tied tucks, 2 variations. (right) Pattern Tucking – hand stitched tucking,   designs can include straight, curved and angular lines.

Seamless hand stitched double tucks (left). Blind-tucked fabric (right), consistently 3 layers thick. Machine stitched.

 

Centred tucks cross seamed at regular intervals with bow tied tucks in every other segment.

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