Shirring is when you use elastic thread as the bobbin’s thread.
I love the look of a shirred garment. Just love it. And after seeing this tutorial for a shirred bottom too-big shirt, I knew the perfect shirt in my closet that needed this alteration.
And I achieved the desired alteration to my shirt. However, I had many terrible problems.
I tried and tried to shirr with my elastic thread. I cried at one point because of all the problems I had on my quest to create a shirred bottom.