We shirred the plaid between bands of the solid.
Strapless or V-neck tops, corsets and kimonos with shaped waists fit the bill, while ruched or shirred details can also help create shape and a lean line.
Aside from pushing up and squeezing together, ruffles and shirring add some dimension to make you look bigger.
The chiffon shirred strapless bodice curved naturally into her body, and the satin skirt spilled over the floor.
This recipe for shirring eggs in ham cups provides an elegant way to serve ham and eggs to a large group.
By shirring the sleeves and quilting the cuffs the moiré blended well with the brocade pattern.
Variations of the basic shirred egg may include the addition of herbs, cheese, and/or cream.
The process of shirring , gathering and tucking took over, but these techniques did not solve its basic architectural problem.
In one case I got as far as the building's entryway, which was being used to store bags of shirred fabric in pink-and-purple plaid.
Silver lids were lifted to reveal English-style bacon, shirred eggs, salmon quiche studded with caviar, and a selection of summer fruits and berries served in an elegantly carved melon.