smocked dress after

Smocking

Smocking Supplies

Sources for pleaters and needles:
Ready to Smock clothing:
Learn to Smock
Martha Pullen dvds for smoking and pleating

A to Z of Smocking

Australian Smocking and Embroidery

How to Pleat by Hand

Cable and wave stiches on pleated fabric

Cable, wave, and honeycomb stiches on gingham

For embroidery stitches (such as making flowers) see my Embroidery page for links to stitch tutorials


Sources for Smock Plates

Creative Keepsakes

Pat Garretson

The Smocking Bird

Smocking Store a source for all sorts of supplies including patterns

First Christmas  free geometric smocking plate from Janet Glibert

Free Downloadable Smocked Doll Dress Pattern

Smocked dress 1Flourish 7

First Order ships for $2.95

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Needlebooks sidebar

Mending

How to Mend

If your clothes are wearing out, remember to cut off the buttons before you toss the worn items, and reuse them on your new projects!

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Frugal Gifts sidebar

Rose insertion 180 brown

 

 

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