Added Aug 30, 2009
The Palmetto Sta...
This technique scared me at first. It looked HARD! But once I concentrated and followed the steps 1 by 1, it was so easy! This piece will actually end up on a dress I will be making in the near future.
I got this from http://www.savvyseams.com/techniques/canadian.php
Happy smocking, I know I am! :D
A silky type fabric, thread, chalk or marking pen. You can actually purchase a kit called Knot's Dots to mark the fabric. I done mine with a ruler and tailors chalk.
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