|Scalloped edging can be used
as an attractive decoration on many garments. They are used on the edges
of garments in places like; a hem, the hem of a sleeve, down the front of
a jacket, around the neckline, and even smaller places like on the edge of
a collar, cuff, or pocket.
professional and be effective scalloping should be carefully planned and
measured. You want to make sure that all scallops fit within the area
allowed and that there is not a 1/3 or 1/2 of a scallop left at one end.
Once the scallop size is determined create a pattern using a round object.
Make a template using card stock or a piece of cardboard and trace the
template onto the fabric, repeating until the length is filled.
The scallops must be finished before it can
be attached. There are several ways to finish a scallop depending on the
fabric. Here are directions for four ways to finish scalloped edging.
do a self-finish on a straight edged scallop on a garment:
finish a scalloped edge using a zigzag finish on the raw edge:
do a Shaped facing for a scalloped edge:
apply Bias Binding on a scalloped edge: