Smocking is an embroidery technique used to gather fabric so that it can stretch. Before elastic, smocking was commonly used in cuffs, bodices, and necklines in garments where buttons were undesirable.
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A smocked bishop dress is a traditional garment for babies and little girls. A bishop dress is a loose fitting, comfortable style dress, and is the easiest smocked garment to construct. SWN…Continue
Started by Susan. Last reply by Laurie Anderson Oct 29, 2010.
Stitches labeled as follows:A-cable stitchB-stem stitchC-outline stitchD-cable floweretteE-wave stitchF-honeycomb stitchG-surface honeycomb stitchH-trellis stitchI-vandyke stitchJ-buillion…Continue
Started by Susan. Last reply by annamc Jun 13, 2009.