Shirring With Elastic Thread - The Seasoned Homemaker

Shirring with Elastic Thread

putting an insert into a dress not designed for smocking  Elizabeth's note:  So many of you have ask me for patterns to use the machine smocking you have made. You do not need a pattern designed for smocking. Create your own using this method!

putting an insert into a dress not designed for smocking Elizabeth's note: So many of you have ask me for patterns to use the machine smocking you have made. You do not need a pattern designed for smocking. Create your own using this method!

I like this because I prefer the pleated fabric to span across the bodice instead of inserting the dress fabric on each side of the pleated fabric. This finished method does not look like and afterthought or have a "framed" look.      How to add a smocked insert to a dress- Part 1

I like this because I prefer the pleated fabric to span across the bodice instead of inserting the dress fabric on each side of the pleated fabric. This finished method does not look like and afterthought or have a "framed" look. How to add a smocked insert to a dress- Part 1


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Creations By Michie` Blog: Tutorial-Smocking Construction - attaching bodice to a smocked skirt

Creations By Michie` Blog: Tutorial-Smocking Construction - attaching bodice to a smocked skirt

Claire Meldrum Writing, Sewing and Creative Musings :: clairemeldrum.ca » Blog Archive » Tutorial: Blocking Smocked Yokes with Freezer Paper :: Sewing and embroidery: smocking, cross-stitch and pulled thread - works in progress, upcoming articles, workshops and general news, Hamilton Ontario Canada

Claire Meldrum Writing, Sewing and Creative Musings :: clairemeldrum.ca » Blog Archive » Tutorial: Blocking Smocked Yokes with Freezer Paper :: Sewing and embroidery: smocking, cross-stitch and pulled thread - works in progress, upcoming articles, workshops and general news, Hamilton Ontario Canada

A great tutorial on the anatomy of a smocked bishops dress

A great tutorial on the anatomy of a smocked bishops dress

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