How To Make A Ruched Top – Free!
Hi everyone, Here are the instructions for making a ruched, (pronounced rooshed), tank top. Ruching is simple once you’ve done it a few times. This fun style has been featured in our Picture Day, and Holiday Shimmer Outfits. Here are the steps involved in ruching the Spaghetti Strap Tank Top.
Summary of Instructions: 1. For the ruched front, you will need to add 3 inches to the length of the “front” pattern piece. 2. Follow the instructions in the guidebook for hemming the top edges of the front and back pieces. Sew gathering stitches along both sides of the front piece. 3. Pull thread to gather to fit the length of the side “back” piece. Follow the instructions in the Strappy Tank Top guidebook to finish the top.