hand smocking tutorial
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Smocking tutorial. Includes how to cut a little girl's dress (shallow yoke, back and front) and place the front piece at the farthest end of an extra wide fabric folded down the middle to make room for the gathers; finally, how to create the gauged gathers (starting out with an ordinary sewing machine) and hand sew 3 different smocking stitches (outline, chevron and cable). 5 pages.