A larger stitch length equals less ruffles. All Rights Reserved. She said that for a gadget that costs R600.00 (±$75) it doesn't do a good job at all, BUT that she would show me HER secret for gathering/ruffling. The Ruffler works best with light to medium weight fabrics. Good luck! Prev Next . Above, same frequency (12), different stitch length. The Gathering Foot creates traditional gathers. All personal images and words are copyrighted © 2008-2020 Larissa Holland unless otherwise noted, and are not for commercial use. Above, same frequency (1), different stitch length. Details, Out of Stock I am with you, I used to hate to even out gathering. It works by tucking the fabric automatically under the needle as you stitch, so you get neat, regular pleats as opposed to gathers. nice math, Artie!! You may find that the results differ depending on the type of fabric. SO we are looking for a heavy duty Ruffler Attachment that can gather uniform sized and distanced pleats with a minimum speed capacity (which can make 120 pleats of about 1.5 cente meter in size / minute) The fabric to ruffle is double folded Cotton Poplin in a length of 2.75 meters and 7.5 cente meters width(3.73 cente meters after folding). I LOVE the ruffler vs. hand gathering. I never try to calculate it ahead of time. at Paramus, There are, however, a few differences between the two. Sewing Machines (all brands) & Cricut(R) Machines require a $25 restocking fee if returned by the customer. The volume of your gathers depends mostly on your tension. Follow the blue line for the straight piece of fabric. Hey, BK! I would do a test strip in the type of fabric I wanted to use in the finished project. Hi, Cris, a calculation is needed to know how much fabric to allow for and cut if you are working with a pattern. This is an old post so I'm hoping that you will still get my comment. ~ Franklin D Roosevelt 1843, Islander Sewing Systems Every Bodies Shirt (VS-XL). This can take a little bit of practice to master, but none the less it is a total time saver and looks terrific! Add perfectly spaced ruffles to garments, pillows, and other home decor items. I never said I was fast! It might take a little practice but it's simple, saves time and looks fantastic! very very useful. Oh, they are both fun to have, Stacey! Looks like they deliver, though. I don't like gathering as well and do it lots for my daughters skirts. I had that 3 mile piece of fabric I was hand gathering and then snap the thread breaks.This is most likely not the best way to measure the length to ruffler but I always do the most ruffles so I triple the length. Now I do that every time and haven't had a problem. If the fabric is really pricey, 3 to 1 should be more than enough. The fabric to remain “flat” slides into the top groove of the presser foot. You'll have a ball. Good luck, and thanks for the info. What was once a tedious and often frustrating technique of manually gathering and pleating fabric can now be achieved effortlessly with either a Gathering Foot or a Ruffler Foot. Both are great accessories to make your sewing life a little easier and faster. This contraption may look a little intimidating, but I promise it’s totally worth taking 15 minutes to get to know this little guy. Top: Stitch length 4, Bottom: Stitch length 2. Next, you slide the big ‘U’ shaped hook on to the needle screw. Returns & Refunds | Take a look at the numbers located on the front of your Ruffler. Jan 12, 2016 - What was once a tedious and often frustrating technique of manually gathering and pleating fabric can now be achieved effortlessly with either a Gathering Foot or a Ruffler Foot. But above all, try something. Haha ! Catch you next week! It's all relative - I also hand piece, hand quilt and tat, so any time I fire up a piece of machinery, I feel like Lightning McQueen! Thanks for the info and great pics! I'll try that. Easily make and attach ruffles as well as finish your edge in one simple step. The Ruffler can tuck every twelfth stitch, sixth stitch, every stitch or not at all! Tiered skirts and curtains are no problem, it is the premade patterns that give the problems because they are designed to be hand-gathered from a pattern piece that is premeasured, and not neccessarily a rectangle or square. Wow. I’m thinking the ruffler is the way to go, as my perfect perception may be easier to achieve. Order online at http://www.kenssewingcenter.com/brother-sa120-gathering-foot-p-27626.html How to Use the Brother SA120 Gathering Foot When you’re ready to sew your fabric, you slide your fabric through the following the arrows. New To PR | Yep, I still have to even out those pesky gathers, but it never breaks. Thanks! If you have a bit leftover, you'll find a use for it! Enough about me. To participate in the PatternReview.com forums please. 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Great info! I have a ruffler and it's a bit of trial and error but not so bad. It is NOT OK for you to copy and republish my posts, in part or whole. Email our specialists at joannplus@joann.com, Some coupons are not applicable. Or maybe I hate gathering so much that I had an automatic prejudice against any tools designed to do such a hateful task. This design allows fabric to be ruffled or pleated to the desired fullness quickly and easily and also has the capability to vary the sizes of ruffles. Why do you need to calculate? Megan...intriguing. Just like any other foot, you’ll attach it via the shank screw. So simple! The Ruffler can tuck every twelfth stitch, sixth stitch, every stitch or not at all! If that fails I add pieces together.Good luck, Hellow, Thank you for the post. Place your order by 5pm (local time) and pick up your order either at curbside or in-store same day. You've inspired me! Another foot in the gathering category is called the Gathering Foot. I would run one set of zigzags halfway around, leave long threads for pulling, and run a second set the rest of the way.