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What is "Shirring" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 15-May-2023 (11 months, 2 days ago)
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Shirring
Making puckers or gathers in a fabric, often by using elasticated thread in parallel rows.
Shirring
Means tight gathering in any part of the garment.

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