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.

Down By The Water

These black duck shots are from the archives. I love their secret little metallic feathers.
Black Ducks

Black duck having a stretch

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  1. Great pictures and we are big duck fans here! Off to find the same today. Enjoy your day!

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  2. i love the black ducks. their gorgeous greeny blue feathers are just so pretty. great shots stella.

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    1. I always look for their pretty sparkly secret feathers.

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  3. Beautiful detail in the photos. I love how you've capture their happy life

    Thank you for linking up

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    1. They have a pretty good life around that lake.

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  4. Lovely photos Stella. I love the tease of metallic, it adds a nice splash of colour to their otherwise dark feathers.

    xx

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    1. Like little hidden gems. I wish I could grown metallic hair.

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  5. Lovely shots Stella, they're so sweet! - Tasha

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  6. They look like they are about to enjoy a lovely dip in the lake.

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    1. They did jump in just after I took these shots.

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    1. And they are hidden most of the time too.

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  8. What great photos and I'm loving the teal peeking through. #MySundayPhoto

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  9. I love these ducks (oh crumbs just mistyped and had an I instead of a u!!!)
    I watched a gadget shoe recently where they had a raft thing with a camera attached and got really really close it looked ace.

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    1. I'm laughing to hard to formulate a sensible reply.

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  10. I am so jealous of the number of bird species you have in your place! They are always so amazing and you always capture them well =)

    #mysundayphoto

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    1. I never even used to notice birds much, find a bird fancier and go on a few walks with them. It's amazing how many there are.

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  11. Love the splash of colour with the metallic feathers. Fab photos - I especially like the second one :-)

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    1. I had to crop that second shot quite heavily so we could get a better look at how lovely they were. It's my fav too.

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  12. Wowwwww
    Such great photos, and such cute ducks
    Sorry, I know I'm like a little kid but I looooooooooove animals but unfortunately I haven't seen ducks in such a long time
    I'm totally jealous

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    1. Ducks evoke a bit of child in all of us I think. Perhaps because for manny of us they are often the first bird we ever get to interact with. They always bring me a little bit of childlike glee too =D I hope you get to see some soon.

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