Fabric Manipulation - Tier Motif - University of Fashion

Fabric Manipulation – Tier Motif

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.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-11
2 Shirring the Triangles 1
3 Forming the Tiers 1-10
4 Finishing Touches 1-5
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
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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