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rickrack

, ricrac
a zigzag braid used for trimming
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Margie made her applique dimensional by using a gathered bias strip instead of rickrack. If you wish to do likewise, refer to "Bias Strips" in Basic Lessons to make a 1/2" bias strip approximately 24" long.
Or check out the sale bins at craft stores for yarn, rickrack, ball fringe and other inexpensive ribbon alternatives.
By the 1940s aprons gained a cinched waistline, and were often gaily trimmed with rickrack, buttons, and pockets of contrasting color.
Then they visit a table with stickers, felt flowers, rickrack, and jewels to enhance their personalized felt purses.
The flat light illuminated the chain-link fence at the edge of the road, the weeds growing a foot high by the posts, the metal rickrack pressing into the grass, and behind, more weeds, the road with its tire ruts and center line of grass, and on the far side of that, another fence, and another orchard, and the horizon of blond hills smudging into blond sky.
All you need is one yard of fleece, three pieces of felt, ribbon for the doll's arms and legs, embroidery floss, rickrack, and stuffing, along with a needle, fabric scissors, and a piece of chalk.
Our members believe the lapel sticks will be a great way to hold the rickrack, lace, etc., in place while someone is sewing these multi-step squares.
The title "Vintage Notions" refers to laces, rickrack, trims, tufts, and ribbons of many colors; it also refers to the forgotten discipline and beauty of cultivating a handmade life.
As Squaw Dresses became standardized they were embellished with ribbon, rickrack, ruffles, and sequins.
I knew that my velvet shirt with its stamped-silver buttons and turquoise skirt edged in red rickrack failed to reflect the prep school aesthetic.
When I was a child, my mother and I kept a "glitter box" filled with a hodgepodge of sequins, rickrack, buttons, seed beads, old bits of jewelry, ribbons, and felt cut up into shapes.