Definition of "ruching" [ruch•ing]

  • Ruches considered as a group. (noun)
  • Fabric for ruches. (noun)

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Use "ruching" in a sentence
  • "And the same tricks he employs to create flattering gowns work here too, Valvo says: The obi sash narrows the waist; halters flatter the neckline; ruching is shorthand for camouflage."
  • "Tadashi collection cocktail dresses and gowns tend to be figure-flattering, with gathers called ruching, darts and shutter pleats coyly masking all manner of flaws."
  • "I used a technique called "ruching", where I rolled the fabric up around a string and pulled really tight before applying dye."