Smocking: Techniques, Projects and Designs
Complete instructions, clear diagrams show you various ways to smock including basic stitches and diverse patterns. Ms. Durand provides easy directions for making over 10 beautifully smocked articles: Smocked Pillow, Mother/Daughter Sun Dresses, Boy/ Girl Bib Front Outfits, much more. 125 illustrations including 24 in full color on covers.
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WORKING SMOCKING DESIGNS FROM CHARTS
SMOCKING DOT CHARTS
Appears in color Back smock basic stitches baste Bottom Tier CABLE CABLE CABLE PYRAMID cable stitches CABLE WAVE CABLE-TRELLIS chain stitch CHART FOR SMOCKING color on inside combination of stitches commercial pattern completed smocking CROSS-OVER WAVE crosswise threads Detail of completed edge embroidery stitch evenly and stitch fabric to remove Finish the smocking Following the chart free embroidery Gather the rows gathering threads go through pleats hold the pleats i-SPACE TRELLIS indicate where stitches inside back cover instructions left to right lengthwise threads needle pull RAGLAN SLEEVE BLOUSES remove all wrinkles represents one pleat right unless otherwise rows according rows of dots rows of pleats running stitch SATIN FILL-IN CABLE Satin stitch slant lines indicate smoc smocked garment smocking according smocking design smocking stitches stem stitches stitches go Straps structions SUN DRESS TIER cut TRELLIS & CABLE Upper Tier V.-SPACE vertical line represents Vi-SPACE WAVE WAVE & I/i-SPACE WAVE-CABLE yoke