Fabric manipulation became my new obsession last December. I have been teaching myself to do Canadian smocking for the past few weeks. Here is my first attempt at “Waves.”
An overview shot:
This one is “Honeycomb” smocking:
Done on a purple/dark navy linen-rayon blend with white embroidery thread. Thanks to Professor Pincushion on YouTube for a terrific tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1TDdlq0jMo).