Originally Posted by saldwal
it is a good tut but different flower. the first one pictured is with a type of box pleat that you cant get by just doing a running stitch at the bottom and pulling. a previous poster is right about folding - not gathering. you can fold about every inch or so, pin and then stitch along the bottom edge with your machine - i think thats faster than gluing. the one pictured is about a yard of fabric i would geuss. hope that helps.
Oh, good to know!
The one that I made last night with the running stitch looks SUPER similar, but I imagine that the folding would make it much more "full".