• To bring together into one group, collection, or place.
• To assemble or collect (one's energies or oneself) as for an effort.
• To draw (cloth) up on a thread in fine folds or puckers by means of even stitches.
My favourite colour is red, in all its glory. Summer or winter, I like to add at least one or two red garments to my wardrobe. It's great to be ready and prepared before the season is in full swing. So now it's time to make my pre-season list of what I already have and the fabrics I've got in my stash.