Shirring Elastic

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Shirring Elastic: 
Premium Grade Elastic; widely used in the textile industry for tightening, gripping, and holding things with ease. It has the quality of being stretched and then returning back to its original shape. Available black and white. Ideal for Sewing, Crafts, Dressmaking, cuffs, etc. and is ideal for 'shirring'; a technique created by using the elastic thread in the bobbin and all-purpose thread in the needle, while sewing rows of stitches close together. The elastic thread will evenly gather the fabric while creating stretch and texture- this is a popular technique in women & girls clothing.
Available in Black or White.