Fabric Manipulation – Tier Motif
In this lesson you will learn how to manipulate fabric to create a unique tier motif. Let your imagination guide you as to where this technique could be used, on pockets, sleeves or even as a complete garment such as a skirt or jacket.
|2||Shirring the Triangles||1|
|3||Forming the Tiers||1-10|
MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep
|1A||For this lesson prepare 3 strips of worsted wool fabric. One measuring 12” wide x 1 ¼” long, another 12” wide x 3” long and the last strip measuring 12” x 4 1/8” long.|
|1B||You will also prepare a 9“ wide x 12” long piece of worsted wool. Draw a ½” border along the top and bottom and a 1” border on the sides. You could use another type of fabric for this project, just be sure it doesn’t fray excessively.|
|2A||Start with the 4 1/8” wide strip. Place a mark 5” in from the left width edge closest to you.|
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