More to explore:
How to make fabric look braided, tutorial. way cool
"Braided" fabric tutorial
This #sewing technique could make for some amazing bags!
"Weaving" fabric tutorial. Fabric manipulation -such a nice addition to any project, this I'm going to try!
A fancy smocking tutorial.
Good smocking tutorial
green folds.JPG by ruthsinger, via Flickr (Prairie Points?) This would look cute on a handbag.
Unit Twelve fabric manipulation workshop by ruthsinger, via Flickr
Fabric Manipulation by claire platt, via Flickr - exemples de petites bourses cousues avant teinture
Could make dollhouse curtains this way with swatches of fabric, too!
folding fabric at the Fashino Institute of the Phillipines - to be able to smock like this... drool...
Stalagmite Serie nO061 Size L/M by annafabo on Etsy, $240.00
smocking - would be cute as decor in sewing room
Wish I had this before we made courtneys prom dress. how to drape--oh, I so want to learn how to create beautiful draped/rouched bodices....
Could also be done without smocking, just gathers and beautiful trims. Love the hair too!
Image Via: Crush Cul de Sac #Texture
Tons of craft tutorials using lace!