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. Smocking requires lightweight fabric with a stable weave that gathers well. Cotton
and Cotton Lawns
are typical fiber choices.
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By Will A on 26 Jan 2015 16:51:11