Added May 6, 2008
Travelers Rest, ...
I wanted to try my hand at smocking so I picked up a library book on it. I found that traditional smocking would be very time consuming without a pleater, but the book also described counterchange smocking. I decided to give it a try! Here’s the result.
Striped Cotton(?) inherited from my mother’s stash, embroidery floss, buttons, and an ancient Butterick Strawberry Shortcake pattern from my mother-in-laws stash.
What do you think of these summery styles?
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
Check out the debut of this lovely designer style pattern with angular pleats
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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