Hand Smocked Dress

My granddaughter finally grew into the dress I smocked for her when she was born, as I described in this post. I used a pre-pleated dress from Martha Pullen Company, which I hand-smocked and embellished the hem.

I think she really enhances the dress, but then again, I couldn’t be biased, could I?

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. justine
    Aug 14, 2013 @ 15:53:25

    This dress is just so beautiful. I have always wanted to try smocking. It looks very difficult!

    Reply

    • Sherilyn, Cherished Needle Creations
      Aug 14, 2013 @ 20:29:25

      Thank you so much. Smocking really isn’t difficult to learn. Like any other skill, it takes careful practice to do well, but the practice is both enjoyable and easy to learn. This was my first real project, and it is far from perfect. I still had a wonderful time stitching it, and if you enjoy hand embroidery at all, I would highly recommend trying smocking.

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