Smocking plates

Enhance your sewing projects with these beautiful smocking plate designs. Find inspiration and create unique and intricate patterns with these top smocking plate ideas.
Picture Smocking is creating a smocked design by stacking the cable stitch one on top of another to create a solid swath of color. The resulting design forms a recognizable object or "picture." Here are 10 tips to help perfect your picture smocking. Heirloom Sewing, Crochet, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Patterns, Smocked Dresses, Sewing Projects, Smocking Patterns, Smocking Plates

Picture Smocking is creating a smocked design by stacking the cable stitch one on top of another to create a solid swath of color. The resulting design forms a recognizable object or "picture." Here are 10 tips to help perfect your picture smocking.

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Pink Hollybush Designs: Fabrics, Smocking, Patterns
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An interesting question came up last week in a pleater class. How do I know how much fabric I need to be able to smock something? My first instinct was to respond at least 3 times fullness. But with a moment's though I knew that isn’t true for every fabric. Whether you are smocking or just gathering fabric for regular sewing you might be interested in these findings. You see the thinner (or finer) the fabric the finer the pleats so the more you need. Conversely, the thicker the fabric the…

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