Ruffler Foot Made Sew Easy It's Hands Free!

If you've ever used a ruffler foot you will know you need to guide your fabric carefully.

I've been making a Victorian Gown. That means lots of ruffley goodness. I have about 150 meters of ribbon I'm using on this project most of which I've been pleating using my sewing machines ruffler foot. 
Carefully guiding that much yardage through would drive me insane!

I needed a way to make it easy and fast without needing a lot of concentration.

I needed to automate guiding that ribbon through.

It's so easy and simple and effective I can't believe I didn't think of this earlier.

Back Loop Crochet Project

Crochet into back loops creates a textured effect.

Today I'm bringing you a sneak peak on my current crochet project.


Sneak Peak: back loop crochet project

I'd hoped to have it finished by now, but it's not quite there yet so you'll have to just make do with this little teaser.

This is my first major crochet project working into the back-loops and I really love the textured effect it creates. It's so tactile.


Comments

  1. Stella, I dont even know what back loop is!
    I quit after chain, single and double! Lol
    But yours looks wonderfully nubby!

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    1. I didn't either but when you make a chain there is the 2 bits at the front and the bit at the back and instead of shoving your hook through those front bits you shove it through the back. Hmmm, maybe I should do a post about it....

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  2. ohhhh so pretty!! blo or flo is kind of hard but I too like the look it gives :) can't wait to see your finished project!

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    1. I've never thought of them as blo or flo before - it makes them sound like old Aunties :o) It's finished! I just gotta take photos.

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  3. Oh my! This looks so incredible! Pinned and tweeted. We love partying with you and we appreciate you stopping by! Please take a minute to stop by next week, so we can pin and tweet your new creation. The party starts on Monday at 7 pm! Have a great Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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    1. Your wonderful! Thanks so much Kim. See you next week.

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  4. Great color combo! I love working in the back loop! The texture is so much more interesting than working in both loops. Looks great!
    Thank you for sharing with #FibeeTuesdays link party!
    Susie
    www.ouicrochet.com

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    1. It was a lot easier then I thought it would be for a big project.

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