folding fabric at the Fashion Institute of the Phillipines

Canadian smocking tutorial... and if I ever actually attempt this, I'm sure I will meet certain failure. LOL!

DIY Smocking Patterns


Tuck & Fold - fabric manipulation sample with contrasting stitch detail; textured wave patterns with fabric; creative sewing techniques #textiles

Repiny - Most inspiring pictures and photos!

Pattern manipulation

"Canadian" smocking

fabric manipulation

canadian smocking

3D Textiles surface design using fabric to create dimensional structures inspired by sea life; creative fabric manipulation // Asta Masiulyte #textiles

Decorating clothing knitted items

Tute for couching techniques for fabric embellishment.

Make your own dress form body double using duct tape, newspaper and expanding foam. Step by step photo tutorial. So Sew Easy.

Tightly rolled-up magazine pages glued onto canvas.

Genius slipper design where you knit a short "scarf", fold and sew onto your bottom.

sashiko sri threads

Fold & Go Wristlet sewing pattern-maybe add big, decorative button and buttonhole so it can stay folded over--maybe skinny shoulder strap could tuck inside for small wrist purse, but come out and leave purse up when needing more space.

How to take measurements.