The smocking is finished and looks fabulous. What do you do now?
Have you ever been frustrated by sleeves that won’t sit properly or a hemline that droops? What is the difference between a sleeve cuff and a sleeve band? Does the stitching show on your piping no matter how hard you try to avoid it? How do you trim a collar so that it has a perfectly curved edge?
The answers to all these questions, plus many more, are contained within the pages of this book, the perfect companion to the A-Z of Smocking.
Like most tasks, constructing a smocked garment is made easier if you have the right equipment. You’ll find detailed information about the tools and materials to use as well as a multitude of hints and information to help you perfect the techniques.
Just imagine opening up this ‘how to guide’ to find 582 step-by-step photographs with simple instructions for you to learn 78 different construction techniques!
You’ll find everything you need to know for turning your smocked dress into an heirloom